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Designer of Mount Manipur Memorial wins Award

Last Updated on February 17, 2023 by SPN Editor

It is a proud moment for Manipur’s Huidrom Design Studio which has been conferred with the coveted ‘International Muse Design Award 2022’ for the Project – Mount Manipur Memorial under the Architectural Concept Design competition.

The Mount Manipur Memorial devoted exclusively to the freedom warriors is spanned across an area of more than 45000 sq ft. It features the back of the royal elephant with the museum, royal sword monument, galleries, an outdoor auditorium, cafeteria and a beautiful garden.

Besides, the sword monument is a tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the freedom struggle. It incorporates one dedicated gallery for Maharaja Kula Chandra Dhaja Singh; along with another 22 Manipuris.

This project’s design is truly organic, which has drawn attention from the globe; thereby aiding in the design studio’s current contribution to the field of architecture.

Mount Harriet is the third-highest island peak in Andaman and Nicobar islands, where Manipur’s Maharaja Kulachandra Dhaja Singh and 22 other freedom fighters were imprisoned during the Anglo-Manipuri War (1891).

Taking to Facebook, the Huidrom Design Studio wrote “Huidrom Design Studio is once again excited and honoured to receive the prestigious International Muse Design Award 2022 (Season2) as a GOLD WINNER for the Project Mount Manipur Memorial (Architectural Concept Design Competition). We are so blessed by the opportunity given to us by the Government of Manipur. Our special thanks to honourable CM Manipur for his incredible Vision and Ideas and for believing in us. This project design is indeed an organic design that not only the entire world recognized but also helps us leave footprints in the field of architecture today.”

Last year, the same studio won the Silver Medal in Muse Design Awards 2021 for the project “Imphal Peace Museum”. CM N Biren tweeted encouraging the International fame homegrown Architecture & Interior designing studio.

“Proud moment for our homegrown Architecture & Interior designing firm Huidrom Design Studio on winning the Silver Medal in Muse Design Awards 2021 for the project ‘Imphal Peace Museum.’ Participants from over 100 countries were competing for the Muse Design Award 2021, New York.”

Photo credit – Huidrom Design Studio

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