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Second life shoes / recycle shoes become new

Second life  shoes
Second life  shoes

There is no doubt that shoes play an important role in protecting our feet. In the affluent region, more and more shoes companies prefer to manufacture the high performance new products with short product lifecycle. However, a great amount of defective shoes causes serious damage to our environment. On the other hand, people living in conflict regions do not have any shoes which is safe,fast and adjustable to protect every residents’ feet from debris and fragment.Fortunately, the design we offer, “Second Life Flat Shoes”, would be the great solution of is problem, while could reduce the side-effect that we do to the environment.


National Chiao Tung University

National Chiao Tung University
Taipei City, Taiwan

National Chiao Tung University

National Chiao Tung University

National Chiao Tung University