Ali Monguno _ Thesis Project _ Architecture Major + Film minor
The ideal form is analyzed andproposed as a Film production center, which would be located at the world islands in Dubai. Consequently, sequences for circulation, function and site interaction are designed to mimic aspects of the hero’s journey thus reinforcing the connection between both film and architecture continuously.
Finally, the project concludesby attempting to re-establish the hero’s journey in film only this time architecturally.The same perspective traces extracted within the initial stage of the projectare used to create a narrative moving through a series of shots which transform according to “the hero’s journey. In fact certain elements materialize into characters,which embark on a mysterious journey, overcoming obstacles leading to a final confrontation that ends with a transformed status or nature of the initial element.