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EcoFábrica Criativa Santos / Creative Ecofactory Santos

EcoFábrica Criativa Santos
EcoFábrica Criativa Santos

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE 2017

EcoFábrica Criativa Santos

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE 2017

The Creative EcoFactory was established through a partnership between the Municipality of Santos City and Club Design of Santos, a civil society organization, aiming to generate capacity building and better income for vulnerable groups. The Old Market District, where it is located used to have a issue concerned to improper wood garbage disposal. In the Creative EcoFactory, furniture projects are designed by 30 designers and architects to be done by students using only recycled wood. The project impacts on at least 8 of the 17 UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. As a result, 3 tons of wood have already been recycled in 1 year.

This public-private and civil society partnership has sustainability in its DNA. Waste wood is transformed by underprivileged citizens into sellable products. Creative and well considered!
Jury Statement
Client / Manufacturer

Santos City Hall

Santos City Hall
Santos, Brazil

Design

Club Design of Santos City

Club Design of Santos City
Santos, Brazil