We have been honoured by the Siemens Stiftung which has shortlisted our Gris water saving system for the prestigious “empowering people. Award” as one of the 23 finalists out of a total of 800 entries worldwide. Therefore IgenDesign has become an empowering people. Network member and has been also invited to participate in the empowering people. Workshop that was organised for the epAward finalists and current epNetwork members. The workshop in itself was a real knowledge bomb in Organisational Development and Social Enterprise, and was an excellent opportunity to network with other similar-minded people. After the two-day workshop session the Gris project has been awarded as one of the 20 Runners-up at the empowering people. Award ceremony.
Alberto Vasquez has been acknowledged with one of the most prestigious international design awards for concept design. The Gris water saving system has won the BraunPrize2015 Sustainability Award in student category.
This year there was a record number of designers participated in the BraunPrize2015 with its 2510 submissions from 67 country. 8 awards (bronze, silver, gold and sustainability in both student and professional category) and 2 special awards where given at the BraunPrize2015 awarding ceremony on September 30. Continue reading
One of the largest international design awards for young design talent is being held for the seventh time: the iF concept design award. This year In the iF concept design award 2014 altogether 11,847 valid entries have been contributed!
“When I first got notified about the result, I was incredibly excited because this proves that the issue of decreasing potable water resources is getting so much attention by the world and is taken very seriously by organizations like iF. Thank you so much for this great award to the people who needs the water the most!” Said Alberto when he was notified by iF about winning the award.