Design For the Real World REDUX

Victor J. Papanek Social Design Award

10 November 2011, 19:00

14 November 2011 - 27 January 2012
Ausstellungszentrum Heiligenkreuzer Hof, Grashofgasse 3 or Schönlaterngasse 5, 1010 Vienna

Together with the Museum of Arts and Design, NYC and the Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC, the University of Applied Arts launched the competition Design for the Real World REDUX in Spring 2011. Designers were invited to submit innovative examples of ecologically or socially responsible design. The award ceremony includes the opening of an exhibition featuring designs of the 17 competition finalists.


Winning projects


Wendy Brawer (New York): Green Map System of paper maps and mobile apps for sustainable development

Yves Béhar (San Francisco): OLPC XO-3 Tablet childen’s educational tool for worldwide distribution

Mitchell Joachim und Maria Aiolova (New York): PLANETARY ONE + TERREFORM ONE collaborators for urban environment strategies

Lars Vedeler (Oslo): Jani Sanitary Pad made of bio-polymers and water hyacinth paper