INNOVATE FOR A BETTER TOMORROW
by Kenji Abe
CY-BO is a new form of cytologically-inspired packaging material that can transform into various shapes by combining the pieces together. Infinitely reusable and rearrangeable, it can be converted into all manner of products for different applications depending on the ideas of the user.
by Gayle Lee and Jessica Vea
Heartfelt aims to explore what ‘being present’ might look like during the age of a pandemic, and seeks to assist with the anxiety and emotional stresses of being alone through simple long-distance devices. "Small device, big heart."
by Alina Holovatiuk
InTempo are mitts to aid people facing emotional stress (e.g. Sociophobia) in public spaces / during public actions. Touching certain spots on the mitts to the rhythm of music may help a person to calm themselves down.
by Irmandy Wicaksono
KnitX is a set of functional textiles computationally-integrated with digital knitting. The use of active and electronic fibers in the design enables garment and interior fabrics that dynamically respond to gesture and sunlight, change their appearance, and provide thermoregulation.
Solar Desalination Skylight
by Henry Glogau
A holistic approach to providing coastal informal settlements with water, energy and natural light. The design utilizes abundant solar energy and seawater to create a Solar Desalination Skylight. It emits a natural diffused light, produces drinking water, and utilizes leftover salt brine for energy creation.
Terracotta Valley Wind
by Intsui Design - Chenkai Guo, Baohua Sheng, Yilei Lyu, Yu Zhang
A terracotta evaporative cooling system that cools subway stations during summer and reduces energy consumption. Terracotta is an inexpensive and accessible clay material. Its nature allows water to quickly evaporate, while utilizing the unused wind resource in subway stations, maximizing the value of train-induced wind.