Cosmid – Future Origin – JD Annual Design Awards 2017
Award Category: Best Meditation Center
Product Name: Cosmid
Student’s Nam: Samar Zahra Hussain
Cosmid meditation centre is a futuristic and revolutionized centre to unwind and relax. The structure is designed in a way, that it keeps the future in sync and appears like an evolved pyramid. In the current scenario, the centre can be constructed using ferroconcrete but in order to conserve resources for the future, mycelium can be utilized. Mycelium is a sustainable building material made from agricultural byproducts and mushroom. It is considered as a sustainable alternative for the future and is found in abundance in Yunnan, China. Considering the ethical aspect of cost reduction and efficiency, the meditation centre will be built in Yunnan. Taking into account the pleasant climate, the structure will comprise of open glass frames to encourage cross ventilation and avoid artificial ventilation. The main structure will be made up of mycelium with the metal structure inside. The partitions walls that replicate the sand dunes are also made up of mycelium with the metal structure inside. The full height partition walls are made up of glass and the flooring is Epoxy flooring and Linoleum
Photo Courtesy : Jerin Nath (@jerin_nath)
Cosmid – Future Origin – JD Annual Design Awards 2017…!