James Dyson Award 2018

Prize: Prize (teaching & learning)

Description

PRIZE: the International Top 20, and National Winner (Hong Kong)NAME OF DESIGN: 'POD' - An affordable life-saving furniture for flooding.DESIGN DESCRIPTION: The 'POD' is a multi-functional furniture designed for low-income people who face superstorm and flooding issues frequently. It is a bench for daily life and a lifeboat and a means of transportation when there is a flood. It can be transformed between different modes in a minute with its foldable and flexible structure. Lightweight, low cost and durable materials are also its key features. DESIGNER: LO Kin Pan (盧健斌) - Product Design (cohort 2017/18) SUPERVISOR: Benny Ding LEONGDEMO VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=1OtfSbK9x70&feature=emb_logo
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsJames Dyson Foundation