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Less

Deep consideration on our actual needs was the starting point for the research that led to the definition of an extremely basic eco-friendly chair. As universal as traditional chairs, Less Chair is an anti-diva we may have to look for, but that is never pushy. In Less Chair the inclined converging lines of the legs create an easel that firmly supports the body of the chair seat made even more comfortable by its rounded shapes that are also functional.

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EcoCurve

EcoCurve is an intelligent, environmentally friendly hand dryer developed to minimise energy consumption and noise pollution. The super-efficient digital brushless motor dries hands within 11 seconds, equating to a cost saving of 99% compared to paper towels. The patented compression and heat recover system generates warmth without additional heating elements. The intelligent inbuilt energy monitoring systems wirelessly reports to a building management server providing crucial real time information to further minimise consumption and manage energy allocation.

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Ekoteka

Ekoteka is made entirely from recycled materials which makes it 100% environmentally friendly. Every part of Ekoteka is fully utilized and in the production is used as many discarded and old material. Textile on the cover was obtained from discarded and too-small shirts and dresses. The paper used for making Ekoteka is recycled. It is also designed completely degradable label from which can grow a spruce tree. Packaging is usable as a stand for a favorite photo. The main goal is to provide and encourage social and sustainable development.

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Fabula

The pencil is made out of organic waste materials. The pencil design meets all the ecological standards. The colors and the pencil lead are also eco-friendly. The package is made out of recycled paper and is being recycled again by the user. The idea maximally utilizes recycling methods and creates an attractive eco brand. The brand promotes ecological education of children, healthy living, eco-actions and animal welfare.

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View Dynamic Glass

View is the pioneer in large-scale architectural dynamic glass, a new generation of glass that intelligently changes tint levels in response to external and internal conditions, providing enhanced occupant comfort, control, and energy efficiency. View’s glass changes tint over the course of a day based upon latitude/longitude, sun angle, cloud cover, and where people sit. View Dynamic Glass also enables new building designs with larger glass areas. View is the only company able to manufacturing dynamic glass at sizes of 5 feet by 10 feet, a critical size to reach widespread adoption.

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Parabosol

Parabosol Water Cleaning Unit is developed as an innovative solution towards deep rural water supply for rural communities who suffer from a lack of access to clean water. Parabosol is basically a solar powered water treatment system, a portable water treatment unit which can be setup anywhere in remote areas. This system purifies water by using parabolic mirror which boils water at high temperature, not industrially but individually for the first time.

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