Silver Award (Furniture Category)

Prize: Prize (teaching & learning)

Description

PRIZE: 2018 National Undergraduate Industrial Design Competition (2018年全國大學生工業設計大賽)ORGANIZERS/SUPPORTING BODIES: Directed by the Higher Education Department of the Ministry of Education, co-sponsored by the the Industrial Design Educational Steering Committee of Ministry of Education, Guangdong Provincial Department of Education, the Guangdong Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology, and organized by the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA)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 recognitionNational
Granting OrganisationsDirected by the Higher Education Department of the Ministry of Education, co-sponsored by the the Industrial Design Educational Steering Committee of Ministry of Education, Guangdong Provincial Department of Education, the Guangdong Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology, and organized by the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA)