BE OPEN launches Design to Nurture the Planet student competition in conjunction with Cumulus Green 2022

For year three in a row, BE OPEN has joined forces with Cumulus, the Global Association of Art and Design Education and Research to run a competition programme for students in design, art, and media. The project invites students to submit ideas and projects that advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Goals.

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Congratulations to the Winner of the Founder’s Choice Prize in ‘Design for Sustainable Cities’!

The awardee of the Founder’s Choice Prize has been selected by Founder of BE OPEN Elena Baturina: €3,000 go to Dharan Koruduvar of CEPT University, India. Dharan is a taking a Bachelor course in Urban Design. Sva: A Vision of Self-sustenance pivots on the link between city, food and productive landscapes. Dharan proposes to design and introduce an ‘ideal sector’ for producing food on an everyday basis that deals with waste, water, energy, food on its own, and therefore is sustainable and self-sufficient.

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BE OPEN and Cumulus are proud and happy to announce three of the four “Design for Sustainable Cities” winners!

BE OPEN and Cumulus are proud and happy to announce three of the four “Design for Sustainable Cities” winners!

The international expert jury of the “Design for Sustainable Cities” student competition, co-held by BE OPEN and Cumulus in support of the United Nations SDG Programme, have selected two of the four competition winners – the awardees of the Main Prize and the Safe City Prize. And the votes of people passionate about sustainability and design from all over the world have defined the fate of the Public Vote Prize!

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