2021 Winners

GRAND PRIX WINNER

A holistic approach to providing coastal informal settlements with clean drinking water. The design uses a low-tech solution that allows communities to easily replicate it using resources from close by. The design also offers a shaded meeting spot for locals to congregate at.

HENRY GLOGAU

DESIGNER

Henry Glogau is a New Zealander who recently graduated from the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark. His master’s degree specialized in Architecture and Extreme Environments, where he explored present and future global challenges in expeditions to diverse locations. Henry is now working as an Architect at GXN, the green innovation unit of 3XN.

Nationality: Dual New Zealand - Austria
Country of Residence: Denmark

CY-BO

FINALIST

CY-BO is a new form of cytologically-inspired packaging material that can transform into various shapes by combining the pieces together.

Designers Kenji Abe, Japan

HEARTFELT

FINALIST

Heartfelt explores what ‘being present’ might look like during the age of a pandemic, and seeks to assist with the anxiety and emotional stresses of being in isolation.

Designers Gayle Lee & Jessica Vea, New Zealand/Tonga

INTEMPO

FINALIST

InTempo is an app and phone cover that aids people facing emotional stress (e.g. panic attacks, sociophobia) in public spaces / during public actions.

Designer Alina Holovatiuk, Ukraine

KNITX

FINALIST

KnitX is a musical cloth that responds to tactile and proxemic gestures and an interactive carpet that evokes the bi-directionality between dance and music.

Designer Irmandy Wicaksono, Indonesia

TERRACOTTA VALLEY WIND

FINALIST

A terracotta evaporative cooling system that cools subway stations during summer and reduces energy consumption.

Designer Intsui Design, China

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