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The Urban Serene

The self-service library station at HK Cultural Centre is the second station launched in Hong Kong, which provide 24-hours borrow and return service to the public. It takes reference from the unique architectural features of the HK Cultural Centre. The modern and minimal design brings highlight to the left-over space and provides a comfortable and functional library station to the public. The design will serve as a prototype for library stations at other districts with insertion of different materials and transparencies into the generic structural frame to suit various site conditions.

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UNAwheel Mini

UNAwheel Mini is a brand new product, which uniquely combines a sleek minimalistic design with advanced electric motor technology and lighweight patented structure. Unique maneuverability, dual soft suspension, puncture proof tire and powerful motor make driving through city streets comfortable and easy. UNAwheel Mini fits almost all wheelchairs on the worldwide market and brings enjoyment, mobility and independance to anyone on a wheelchair.

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Alphathreat

Over 420 million children live in war-ravaged countries today. Their world is one of destruction, desolation and despair - something that's entirely unimaginable in peaceful countries. Directed at parents in peaceful countries, Alphathreat sheds light on the atrocities that these children are subjected to. It reimagines the English alphabet to achieve this. With a spread dedicated to each letter of the alphabet, Alphathreat highlights the plight of these children. Each spread consists of an illustration that resembles a letter, a nursery rhyme and a fact tying them together.

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Timeless

The owner bought Crawfordton House in Scotland in April 2013, striving to restore the original taste of the ancient Scottish nobility, and compatible with modern life. The characteristics and historical deposits of the ancient castle are preserved with original flavour. The design aesthetics and regional culture of different centuries collide with artistic sparks in the same space.

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Hanyangling

Archaeological Museum of Hanyang Mausoleum is one of the national level Museums in China.This exhibition space exhibits various Han Dynasty pottery figurines unearthed from archaeological excavations. These cultural relics are beautifully modeled, and Wilbur Studio present them visually through the design of the exhibition form.Through unique visualization technology, multi-media interaction area, archaeological site representation and other powerful technical means, they show a variety of exquisite ceramic relics, providing new vitality for the ancient art heritage.

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Foxpat

Foxpat is a reusable training simulator developed to train the surgeons for Oxford Partial Knee Replacement surgery. It is a realistic simulation of a regular patient's knee, integrated with sensors to feedback on the effectiveness of the surgical procedure. With Foxpat, surgeons can individually practice multiple times before operating on a real patient. It provides a safe and realistic environment where surgeons are allowed to use actual tools that are used in the operating room and make mistakes to learn without harming a patient.

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