Elven Temple by Yichard Muni
INFO ON THE BUILD………………………………………………………….
This is a large and complicated build, that you need to take time to visit, inside and outside, from top to basement, more the sky level.
It is intended to be a important Elven Temple, the focus point of a whole land. Actually it is part of my project of an Elf Dream land. Due to this theme, the build features nice colors, elegant curved shapes and no modern stuff.
The general plan of the building is seven main levels, inspirited by the seven Chakras of the Hatha Yoga. The meanings somewhat differ, thought, since they are more intended for the activities of a large community than for individual practice. The levels are, from bottom to top:
* Earth (Dark Temple) (Note: there is no connotation of evil here. Rather think underground life forces)
* Energy (Red Temple) (Desire to live and to do things)
* Action (Orange Temple) (Doing the right things in society, economy, etc.)
* Love (Golden Temple)
* Communication (Green Temple) (Opennes to others, meeting people, greeting strangers)
* Spirit (Blue Temple, the top sphere)
* Universe (Purple Temple, the top spire)
In addition there is an unofficial Bad Elf temple, because we must not take ourselves too seriously.
The surroundings are landscaped using a ground mesh, an interesting but work-intensive technique allowing for irregular rocks, tunnels and caves.
Actually the overall layout is after the Feng Shui rules, save that the temple is on the top of the hill instead of the south slope (Yang side).
The landing point is meant to be a full circle, straddling two sims for allowing more people. So that the entire build takes two sims, the second being a welcome point with a harbour and other common buildings. Since the ICE is only one sim, only the temple sim is present. This explains the neat cut on the south side.
Since pure elven building style may be too restrictive, the Elf Dream project includes a common platform at 2000m for «modern Elfs». At present this sim features a train platform with a more classical prims landscape