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Tetra Prob / Environmental protection

Tetra Prob

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

Tetra Prob is a product that expresses the strength and vitality of root systems. It is designed to support and protect the roots of a tree until they are firmly established. It also provides nutrients and moisture. The Tetra Prob tetrapod can be made from biodegradable material, such as corn starch, which decomposes over time. The decomposed material nourishes the roots and soil organisms, including earthworms, which have a positive effect on the soil ecosystem. It also prevents water from being absorbed only downwards

We designed the ‘Tetra Prob’ because we saw recent forest fires and thought that more effort was needed to effectively restore damaged forests and soil. We are very happy to win this award. It spurs us on to focus even harder on finding creative solutions to major problems.
Winner Statement
University

Sejong University

Sejong University
Seoul, South Korea

JiHong Lee ,
Sejong University, Seoul

Eunbin Ko,
Sejong University, Seoul

Suhyeon Cho,
Sejong University, Seoul