CONNECT: ENABLING CHANGE
POST-SECONDARY DESIGN COMPETITION 2013-14
Design Exchange is pleased to announce the third annual Connect: EnAbling Change Post-Secondary Design Competition: a provincial, post-secondary design competition that seeks to explore design that is accessible to the greatest number of people, to the largest extent possible, regardless of their age or ability, across all design disciplines.
Students are asked to submit projects that illustrate the idea of design for all:
In that the design of products and environments is usable by all people to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation.
Amy Pothier, Quadrangle Architects
Jesse Klimitz, Quadrange Architects
Jonathan Loudon, Swave Studios
Rick Mugford, Zeidler Partnership
1st place: Cruising Community Cookhouse; Naomi Kane, Miseng Phan & Jaclyn van Barneveld, Humber College
2nd place: Expandable-Portable Accessible Washroom; Jasmine Yeung, Carleton University
3rd place (tie): Green Crane Community; Caroline Cheam & Megan Pritchard, Fanshawe College
3rd place (tie): The Seasonal Shelter; Maya Amalsadia, Alexandra Dobrzynski, Andrew Segal & Curtis van Kasteren, Humber College
Honourable Mention: Changing Seasons Rehabilitation Centre; Mark Sanchez, Algonquin College
1st place: Bird’s Eye; Ally Krug, Carleton University
Honourable Mention: Inform; Jack Jen, Carleton University
Honourable Mention: Design with Uganda; Zoe Krug, Luis Garcia, Jennifer Vandermeer & Charles Williams, Carleton University
1st place: TOZOO Tracker; Tae Kyom Kim & Brian Lam, George Brown College
2nd place: Phon-e-tic; Mark Goldberg, University of Guelph
Honourable Mention: Global Tea Party; Jessica Baratta, York University/Sheridan College
Click here to see last year's projects.