2021

Confluence Memorial
by manmade studio

Husam Flayhan

Confluence is a memorial commissioned by the park to memorialise the Kuwaiti martyrs of the 1991 Invasion, which opened on August 2nd, 2020 coinciding with the day the invasion began.

Manmade Studio came up with a minimalist Arabesque module that would be repeated to represent the multitude of martyrs as well as show their strength through numbers; one module is a half arch representing an individual, when this module is combined with another it forms a structural arch, the more connections/confluence, the stronger the resistance, which was the key reason behind Kuwait's liberation.


This project has been longlisted in the installation design category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Designer: manmade studio
Project: Confluence Memorial

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