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upster / Stairlift

Being independent in homes is an important issue especially for physically incapacitated people. Many houses, flat or lodgings are not well-accessible for handicapped people, thus a stairlift enables free and unaided moving.

A system based on deposits allows "upster" to be cheap enough to improve a lot of people's quality of life.

It is easily to strip down, which encourages quick reparations. In case of having no use for "upster" anymore, it can be returned and also by replacing the biodegradable material reused again. Separating ecological and technical circulations makes the "upster" a sustainable object.

University

ecosign / Akademie für Gestaltung

ecosign / Akademie für Gestaltung
Köln, Germany

Heather Sheehan,
Elmar Sander

Design

Fach, Kathrin

Fach, Kathrin
Engelskirchen, Germany

Kathrin Fach