Feni Faculty Boddhobhumi Sritisthombho Complicated / Vector Plinth
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The mission website, situated in Feni, was one of the essential conflict zones in 1971. Even after 52 years of independence, the folks of Feni weep recalling the casualty of the conflict. Feni Authorities Faculty college students boldly portrayed the conflict’s terrors in a college play referred to as “Goalpost.” They conveyed a message to the viewers about how the Muktibahini (Freedom Fighters) have been fatally persecuted on the goalpost of the school area. The mission’s architects took inspiration from the horrific historical past of the “goalpost” and initiated the concept of an summary monumental goalpost – symbolizing the incident of the suspended martyrs. The notion was to revive the reminiscence of the martyrs in order that younger college students may perceive and recognize the sacrifices made in 1971.
This mission is a story symphony orchestrated by way of the deliberate embrace of an “L” formed zoning technique – its unfolding is akin to turning the pages of a charming ebook with 4 distinct chapters. Every stage is a single purposeful entity, contributing a singular essence to the overarching growth narrative. Imagining a meticulous composition the place effectivity meets cohesion, and each section seamlessly intertwines, forming a harmonious tapestry within the grand design. In 4 levels, it tells a charming story: “A Stroll to Keep in mind” for recollections, “Partitions of Silence” for reflection, “Recalling the Historical past” as a storyteller, and “Journey of Freedom” for liberation. This architectural masterpiece weaves a story, remodeling the mission into an immersive expertise past the extraordinary.
“এক সাগর রক্তের বিনিময়ে, বাংলার স্বাধীনতা আনলে যারা, আমরা তোমাদের ভুলবো না”
(“We won’t neglect you, who introduced the liberty of Bangla, in alternate for an ocean of blood “)
This famend quote was written on the suitable facet of the façade of the monument, reflecting the idea of the mission.
The goal was to curate a energetic house the place folks can collect and really feel related to our historical past and interrelate. The big top of the monument could be seen from an extended distance, calling out to folks from afar. Folks throughout the house are drawn to discover the scopious enclave of the panorama. The pavement of the construction is linked with the varsity courtyard. Furthermore, it’s simply accessible from the pathway beside the pond. Strolling down the pedestrian, one can really feel the vastness of the construction – with two 40’ tall partitions representing the notorious soccer submit. On the left facet of the concrete façade –
“মুক্তির মন্দির সোপানতলে কত প্রাণ হল বলিদান, লেখা আছে অশ্রুজলে”
(“On the steps of the temple of liberation, what number of lives have been sacrificed, it’s written in tears”) written in golden Bangla font. The 40’ black wall on the again, which is saturated with the colour of grief, carries spherical blood-red punches, symbolizing the gunshots our martyrs needed to endure.
Sixteen lit steps until one stands on the monumental plaza whereas trying up from there – six copper cylinders suspended by cords, which symbolize the journey of our immortal warriors of Feni. Every cylinder signifies completely different levels of the conflict – চেতনা (Cognition); জাগরণ (Awakening); সংগ্রাম (Warfare); বেদনা (Agony); জয় (Victory); স্বাধীনতা (Independence).
The monumental construction flows out to a diagonally organized panorama design consisting of the amphitheater, memorial plaques, a walkway, and seating surrounded by mesmerizing greenery. The “Zig-Zag” pathway signifies the hardship of the trail that our immortal brothers needed to endure. Proper after the launch, kids of the varsity held performances within the amphitheater whereas the general public gathered collectively to honor the martyrs. Circulating by way of the walkways, youths discover themselves on the journey of Feni independence by studying the memorial plaques. They learn in regards to the historical past and tales of the sacrifices of our martyrs, names of 31 Bir Muktijoddha (Freedom-Fighters), and later discover themselves standing in entrance of our nation’s map and flag.
Folks realized about tales of a person who got here to Feni Faculty slaughter-ground in 1972 in the hunt for his brother. He picked up a cranium from the piles of bones, holding it near his coronary heart. When requested why he’s taking it, he stated – “They took my brother to the Feni Faculty Camp, and he has been lacking ever since. My brother had a bigger head, and this cranium appears larger than the others.” These shattering tales remind the youths in regards to the sacrifices of their roots. The once-abandoned space has change into a vibrant house to socialize and memorialize the historical past of Feni Faculty Boddhobhumi (Slaughter-Floor).