Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

CAPTN Vaiaro / Green ferry system

CAPTN Vaiaro
CAPTN Vaiaro

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2020

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2020

This project creatively imagines the future of public transport on the Kiel Fjord in Northern Germany. The city of Kiel is growing rapidly, creating a major challenge for city planners who hope to reconcile an efficient transportation network with the city's ambitious climate goals. It is obvious that the ferry traffic between the west and east shores of Kiel Fjord will grow in frequency. CAPTN Vaiaro, which stands for Clean Autonomous Public Transport Network, is designed to integrate the ferry crossing into the city's clean mobility network. Two different designs permit rapid carriage of buses and cyclists/pedestrians across the Fjord.

This project takes a highly creative and innovative approach to public transport, imagining how a car-free city can nonetheless span two sides of a major waterway.
Jury Statement
University

Student

Student
Kiel, Germany

Simeon Ortmüller,
Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel

Vincent Steinhart-Besser,
Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel

Yigang Shen,
Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel

Jingyue Chen,
Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel