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Behind the Polar Circle

Design & Engineering students locked up behind the Polar Circle with their fellow students from The Arctic University of Norway, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Vitautas Magnus University and University of Southern Denmark. They are rethinking the future opportunities for the local shoppingcenter Veita in Tromso in a time of growing e-commerce. Working hard in…

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BaltSenior workshop

Together for seniors team with participants from Poznań University of Life Sciences and Art Academy of Latvia gathered in Tallinna Tehnikaülikool to explore the thinking behind design in order to design better experiences for seniors. Thank you, Kaja Tooming Buchanan for leading the workshop on design research in cold Tallinn!

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Scaleway

Scaleway is a mobile electrical climbing aid that provides a more pleasant way up and down the stairs for people with limited mobility. Average levered stairways are no longer obstacles as this designed aid reduces the height of each step by half. Scaleway detects the measurements of an existing stair and rolls itself out like…

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Skadi

Skadi – a new way of skiing Have you ever wanted to add more excitement and adrenaline to your skiing experience? Have you ever felt helpless and tired after falling as a beginner? Skadi is a new service platform that brings more fun and competition to mountain skiing. You can ski like James Bond or…

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WAKE

WAKE is a smart mobility platform that transforms a road into an intelligent and reactive environment. This creates an enhanced road experience by increasing the interaction between the road and those commuting. Using real-time data based on the platform’s AI movable elements along the road are transformed into speed breakers and signage. Powered by Skeleton…

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ALIVE

Alive is a new type of station focusing on community and the people living in the neighbourhood, considering their activities and their interests. The station acts as a meeting point for the public, offering a flexible space for activities all year long. The architectural look blends into the cityscape of the community where it is…

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