February 2, 2018

Dr. Vishnuvardhan Memorial, Mysore, Karnataka

Unbuilt – Dr. Vishnuvardhan Memorial, at Mysore, Karnataka, M9 Design Studio – Nischal Abhaykumar

Given that the monument sits in a rural setting, its immediate surroundings are not particularly welcoming. In response, we have enclosed the site with a Gabion wall that provides privacy and guides visitors along a “discovery path” leading to the Memory Monument and the photo gallery all situated within a park-like setting. Crafted entirely out of fine metal, the Memory Monument is in the shape of a “kada” (famously worn as lucky charm by Dr. Vishnuvardhan) stands at a daunting height of 10 metres above the level of lower ground.

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