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Tetraforest / Reducing Air Pollution

Tetraforest
Tetraforest

iF PUBLIC VALUE STUDENT AWARD

iF PUBLIC VALUE STUDENT AWARD

Air pollution kills 7 million people a year. Most of the victims are from developing countries. Large cities in developing countries lack green areas so that air pollution gets worse and threatens people’s health. It is therefore paramount to increase green areas in cities in very cheap, fast, ecofriendly ways. That’s why “Tetraforest” was designed. Tetraforest increases the percentage of green areas in cities, by simply using recycled materials. All that needs to be done is making a wall structure by connecting reused PET bottles with joints made from recycled plastic, and training vine plants on it.

2 years ago, I was a 15 year-old boy who had just started to dream about becoming a designer. Now I’ve won the iF PUBLIC VALUE STUDENT AWARD 2016. So guess what I'll become in the next 2 years…
Winner Statement
Does it solve arelevant problem?Score: 70 %Does it balanceeffort and use value?Score: 75 %Does it create apositive experience?Score: 85 %Does it strengthengroup relations?Score: 60 %Does it reflect orpromote highmoral-ethicalstandards?Score: 70 %
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GyeongSan Science Highschool

GyeongSan Science Highschool
Gyeongsangbuk-do Gydongsan-si, South Korea

Yeong Rak Son,
GyeongSan Science Highschool