Politécnica de Madrid

Sustainable Toy (Competition Over)

A competition to design the prototype of a toy: an automated mechanism with no external source of energy and economical to produce, manufactured from materials highlighting their sustainability and environmental sensitivity that stimulates the creative and constructive character in its conduct, whilst at the same time avoiding sexist and xenophobic attitudes as well as any other type of social exclusion.  It must also comply with current legislation.    Participation is open to multidisciplinary teams of 1,2 or 3 students who will send anonymous yet identified prototypes on a 1/1 scale, an explanation of how it works on an A1-sixed sheet of paper together with a video.   The call for the course will take place within the framework of a workshop of an informative nature.  The deadline for submitting is the 23rd April 2010. The call of the competition is accompanied by workshops, a publication and an exhibition of the proposals.

Main Coordinator: Atxu Amann Alcocer

ETS ARQUITECTURA (School of Architecture)