NEW DESIGNER OF THE YEAR AWARD IN ASSOCIATION WITH CREATIVE CONSCIENCE & THE BUSINESS DESIGN CENTRE: ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AWARD RUNNER UP

SPONSORED BY:

Creative Conscience

WINNER NAME:

Lawrence Parent @lawrence.parent

UNIVERSITY:

BSc Product Design, University of Brighton

TITLE OF WORK:

Living Blocks

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Living blocks is an open-source recipe designed to produce blocks that can support plant and insect life. Using inspiration from the porous structure of rare limestone formations, living blocks uses waste fruit, vegetable, and aggregates to produce a similar porous structure in a cement-based alternative.

AWARD BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

This brief provided a chance for the designers to use their skills and talents as a creative thinker to build or build on a project that will have a positive impact on our environment.

JUDGES COMMENTS:

Lawrence created an environmental project that was practical, easy to implement and as an open source design system. We could see this having a positive effect in urban environments at little cost and in an engaging way.

AWARD PRIZE:

At Creative Conscience, we are fortunate to have support from many great designers and practitioners working in the creative industry and can provide contacts and advice to assist the development of your design career. We aim to help the winning project towards becoming a reality.

The Business Design Centre is pleased to offer a £500 prize to the runner-up.

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