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#WDC541 MIDA (Made in Democratic Africa)

#WDC541 MIDA (Made in Democratic Africa)

MIDA (made in democratic Africa) takes its name from the Frigia emperor who used to convert to gold everything he would touch. We quoted this anecdote to refer to the power of design – when it is not just veneer or look – to change the way we look at things, to convert prejudices and(…)

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#WDC423 Active Mobility wear

A collaborative project between students in the Fashion Department at CPUT, this project aims at producing bespoke attire for the urban commuter. Designed by the user, these items cater to both male and female commuters using a range of NMT.

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#WDC425 Shell Eco Marathon

#WDC425 Shell Eco Marathon

To revolutionise the automotive industry with a hydrogen-electric vehicle made completely of recyclable, low environmental impact materials that uses a range of energy regenerative technologies for a highly efficient, zero emission daily commute.

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#WDC679 Shaping a Shared World

#WDC679 Shaping a Shared World

This joint exhibition is an interpretation of the ten megatrends towards 2020. It is based on and inspired by the 2013 exhibition of Aalto University’s annual graduation show Masters of Aalto in Helsinki, Finland, curated by designer Arni Aromaa. 

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#WDC230 Chapel Street Clinic

#WDC230 Chapel Street Clinic

This collaborative project between UCT Lung institute, CPUT’s Design Department and staff of Chapel Street Clinic aims to improve healthcare services at government clinics throughout the Western Cape. The outputs include co designed spaces and a toolkit for further clinic collaborations.

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#WDC250 R5k

#WDC250 R5k

The problem that we have in education is that graduates need experience and a portfolio to get employment. The R5K project gives them the experience of a viable business as well as an entry into a market by means of a product that they earn an income from.

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#WDC674 Formula Student

#WDC674 Formula Student

Formula Student UK is the most prestigious academic motorsport competition of its kind in the world. In 2014 a multidisciplinary team of CPUT students will once again compete in this international competition.

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#WDC662 Sustainable Housing

#WDC662 Sustainable Housing

The project designs and constructs a fully functional model-house with alternative and sustainable building materials, using building methods, which are suitable for owner-building and cheaper, with increased energy efficiency and quality than conventional building, for local people to experience.

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