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Radio Zablocie

Website "Attuned to Zablocie" and mural "Radiomural" is a social project aimed at popularizing the cultural and industrial heritage of district Zablocie – a postindustrial and creative part of Krakow, Poland. Website and mural in a form of old radio receiver; an interactive transposition of a retro-radio-receiver's desktop. Retro radio can be regarded as a symbol of the old, industrial district Zablocie, that is famous for the production of "Unitra" radio components in Poland in a communist era. The letters on mural will glow at night. zablocie.info

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Coin Collection

The Coin Collection Program launched by HKMA is a creative solution based on the concept of a mobile bank at your doorstep. Two coin collection carts remodeled from 10-tonnes vehicles equipped with coin counting machines were created by Oval Design to provide coin exchange services to the public free of charge. This is the first of its kinds in the world. The project promotes environmental friendliness through encouraging the public to channel back coins to the circulation system, and incorporates elements of CSR as citizens can donate small change to charity.

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Go home

Due to war and poverty and other factors, more and more people become homeless and need help, especially when they need to get through cold winter nights in their cities. Each homeless person wants a home. This design will provide them with some help. It is like a door that everyone can open it, so that people with it will have a warm feeling of entering home. The surface can absorb the solar heat and store heat during the daytime. Then, it begins to heat wanderers’ body and keep the temperature during the night. It will surely make thousands of homeless people feel not cold in this winter.

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Vintage Grandeur Roha

Sustainability is the unique feature of this project. The farmhouse has an effortlessness in its design. The state of art techniques along with locally available materials has enhanced the entire appearance of the region. Designing this part has given a breather to vernacular architecture. This has resulted in creating a welcoming and homely atmosphere. The simplicity of forms and structures has been derived from the regional architectural style. In this project Indian design is used which amalgamates in with the serene landscape.

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The Loop

Located inside Devon House and spanning 4,000 sq ft, the project comprises of three main areas: an entry lobby at Devon House which merges into secondly, an experiential corridor and finally the main open display courtyard with recycling facilities. The design uses a limited palette of materials, such as recycled timber veneer, recycled material terrazzo flooring, each of which was carefully selected to tell a story and provide a continuous theme for the visitors.

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usaaan

usaaan is an umbrella rental platform, to solve people's daily sunny days to facilitate the travel needs. Cause the market opportunities, social issues and umbrella’s general situation, Radio Foshan teams up with usaaan to make an organizational response to people's umbrella needs by collaborative innovation. In addition to providing convenience for people's outdoor travels, this umbrella rental service is also designed to promote the positive social spirit of mutual assistance and mutual trust between citizens and between cities and to strengthen citizens' sense of belonging in their cities.

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