China in their hands

Cass Design Team head for Upcycling Design Project in Changsha City.

Date: 11 March 2013

A team from The Cass has been selected as one of only 10 UK universities to take part in this year’s Upcycling Design Project in Changsha City, China

The project is organised by the British Council and sponsored by the Chinese government and a large industrial recycling company. 10 other universities, from China and East Asia, will also take part

Jez Bradley, Senior Lecturer in Product Design, and 2 students from the MA Design course in the Cass School of Design will be based in China for 2 weeks in May, 2013

This is the second year that The Cass MA Team have been selected for the project, having won ‘The Excellent Team Design Award’ and also the ‘Outstanding Individual Design Award’ for in Guangzhou , 2012.

Image: Lightweight 'Bermuda' table made from waste computer keyboard sub-frames. Guangzhou, May 2012 Designed and prototyped by tutor Jez Bradley and Rob Cripps, MA Design student from The Cass.

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