“I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” – Albert Einstein.
Such words captivate the impact of wars on the state of the world as well as humanity. World Wars as we know throughout history, has brought with it nothing but pain and misery. 70 years down the road since World War 2, a new sense of Peace has been established but nonetheless, War still persists in several countries around the world in various scales either for resources, territories, religious conflicts & etc.
Architects: Hazim Amrin
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
The misfortunate victims are forced to adapt to a difficult psychological state of mind and living conditions during a disturbance of war conflict in their vicinity. Thus, this drills the “refugee” to escape their ground to find a safe zone to survive and protect themselves from desolation; an act of Exodus.
Hazim Amrin aged 25, is a Malaysian RIBA Part 2 Graduate Architect based in Glasgow. He has completed his Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow UK, whilst holding a RIBA Part 1 Bachelor Degree from University of Malaya, Malaysia. His thesis received a distinction for the research done on radical re-adaptations of abandoned warfare machinery in war zone territories. In 2013, he represented his country in the Asian Rookie Design Competition in Osaka, Japan. He also had set up an independent design initiative; Alchemy Inc., where he ventures into furniture and product design. In leisurely hours, he enjoys dance choreographing, sculpting and photography, plus a passionate sportsman pursuing athletics, archery, football, cycling and hiking.