Recycler les déchets en abris de fortune

An American of 12 years won the design competition "Trash to Treasure" by providing shelter for the homeless made of plastic, wire and recycled packaging peanuts.

Max Wallack, boy 12 year-old from Natick - Massachusetts has won the design competition "Trash to Treasure" organized by Design Squad. As indicated in the title of the contest, the young participants were invited to reflect on ways of creating, transforming, recycling and valuing waste and waste.

Noticed among more than 1 000 participating projects, the shelter proposed by Max Wallack consists of plastic films, wire and recycled packaging. Its domed shape is inspired by the Mongolian yurts and offers an integrated bed. 

The project of the boy appears as a response to the housing problem of the poor and to the recycling of waste.

In its proposal, Max was given a check for $ 10 000, a laptop and a trip to Boston in which the project will be developed and prototyped.

Discover the development of the project on video:

For more information on Design Squad is here.

Source: The Design Blog

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