Thinking Hand Non Profit Organization International Competition In Collaboration with Ketham’s Atelier

Design a furniture, which is ergonomically sound, cost effective, environment friendly and feasible to build in neglected communities.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Furniture
Country Hyderabad India
RegDeadline 26 January 2018 GoogleCal iCal
20 February 2018 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility All

A non-profit organization located in Hyderabad India. Our endeavor is to bring awareness on design and innovation through workshops, exhibitions, lectures, discussions and competitions, and channel them to bring positive change in the society. Previously, Thinking Hand has conducted a workshop “Shelter in Need”, aiming to design a foldable structure, to shelter refugees and other vulnerable groups during disasters. To signify the history, profoundness in architectural design and engineering of our heritage sites, neglected since long, an exhibition and discussion “Trails” was held, calling for the attention of civil society and government to usher the immediate protection that these heritage sites deserve. Recently, in collaboration with University of Innsbruck an “Indo-Euro workshop” was held to bring design solutions for neglected communities, appreciating the efforts university has agreed and pioneered a studio project named E2-energy efficient low cost construction in India. To build effectual dwelling units, ergonomically designed furniture and other interiors are as important as strong external structures, and to bring best design solutions currently an international design competition is announced.
Aims and objectives of the competition:
- To bring awareness among students/professionals how design can help in ameliorating the conditions of society.
- To motivate students and professionals to think out of the box and execute them 1:1 scale.
- To build innovative furniture for the deprived, and contribute to benefit the neglected communities around the world.

Jurors list shall be announced on 26 January 2018.

Trophy, Certificate, TH t-shirt and publication

Entry Fee

Ketham's Atelier

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