2012 Galleries

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Galleries // 2012 Spark:Concept // Up-cycle Pottery

Up-cycle Pottery

Winner - Silver

Competition: Spark:Concept
Designer: Mr. Jongbin Kim

TEAM LEADER Jong-Bin Kim / Kyung Hee University TEAM MEMBER Chan-Hee Kang / Kyung Hee University This product supply portable water using nature enviroment. And it can safely prevent foods from external pollution. Africans could enjoy better life in a way to bury a plastic pottery in their front yard. This product works eco-friendly and uses a recycled materials. It can make sustainable design. Up-cycle pottery is a product which take advantage of the nature and help African living welfare improve. They can get purified water once by digging in the ground about 1 meter and burying this plastic pottery in their front yard. Also, they can store food safely not to be polluted by external factors and climate exchange. Plastic pottery uses scientific principle that underground blocks sunlight and the temperature in the underground gets lower than ground. Metal pipe absorbs chilly in the soil and this chilly transfer inside. Cooling-down air lower the temperature of water and food, and the heat. In such a way, it needs not any electricity or energy, and maintenance is easy and costs little money. Also, recycled plastic and eco-friendly material can make sustainable design be possible in production process.