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Pet-Tree

Pet-Tree is a vertical eco gardening system made from recycled PET containers. The design consists of structural plastic pieces and PET pots that are combined to form a tree-like shape. The system also has a built in water circulation system, and it harvests rainwater while feeding plants through drip irrigation. The project allows space-starved urban gardeners to grow a wide range of plants, and it’s a great option for organic growers.

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Festival Village

Festival Village was designed as the social hub of Festival of the World, a summer arts festival organised by London's Southbank Centre in 2012. The space was designed and built collaboratively. Over 200+ staff and local volunteers worked together using 5+ tons of reclaimed materials to deliver the project. The space performed multiple functions from rehearsal space to dining space and from meeting space to touchdown workspace. Southbank Centre described Festival Village as "a demonstration of the power of what can be achieved when people work together to create something new".

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Puncheart

This project is focused upon the design of the new concept of a punching tool that is able to make a hole large enough for a coin. This ability gives this project its unique edge and innovative design. With this punching tool, we are able to produce our own coin boxes by ourselves using empty bottles. These can then be used as donation boxes, with the money we save being donated to the third world. It is not only a tool for giving money, but also for sharing our love with one another. After donation, donors can receive feedback via UNICEF, such as photos and letters, from the people.

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Smartstreets-Smartbin™

A multiple patented litter bin with unique capabilities, the Smartbin™ complements existing street infrastructure mounting as a twin, back-to-back around any size or shape of lamp post or sign post, or in solo format onto walls, railings and plinths. This releases new, unexpected value from existing streets assets to create networks of convenient, predictably located cigarette and gum litter bins which are always within reach, without adding clutter to the street scene. The Smartbin is transforming street care in cities worldwide by enabling an effective response to cigarette and gum litter.

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Corporate Mandala

Corporate mandala is a brand new educational and training tool. It is an innovative and unique integration of ancient mandala principle and corporate identity designed to boost teamwork and overall business performance. Furthermore it is a new element of company's corporate identity. Corporate mandala is a group activity for team or individual activity for manager. It is designed specifically for particular company and it is colored by team or by individual in free and intuitive manner where everyone can chose any color or field.

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Backpack Bed™

The Backpack Bed is provided to both street sleeping homeless people turned away from shelter & disaster victims. Looks like a backpack but rolls out into a waterproof, warm and dry portable bed. Ultralight 2.9kg. Ergonomically shaped backpack straps, 190cm comfort mattress with silver foil insulation backing, 3 zipped mosquito mesh windows, hidden internal lockable pocket & lock. Plus multiple storage zones. Totally fire retardant. The Backpack Bed has multiple functionality in one - it is a backpack, bed, sun & wind shelter and a life saving device.


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