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Handle Lock / Bicycle concept for public spaces

Handle Lock
Handle Lock

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2021

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2021

In modern cities, the increase in the popularity of bicycles has the potential to greatly improve the environment, save energy and reduce emissions. However, bicycles are often stolen and cyclists complain that there aren't enough secure parking spaces. This design creates handlebars that pivot to become a lock.

This is a wonderful idea – simple yet unique!
Jury-Statement
I am so happy to win this award. It is a huge encouragement for me and a good start for my design career. For me, good design requires constant thinking about whether the whole process is reasonable, and I am gradually approaching a deeper understanding of this process. I hope I can continue my project after graduation and have a good performance in the future.
Winner Statement
University

Sapienza University of Rome

Sapienza University of Rome
Rome, Italy

Ziqiang Xu,
Sapienza University of Rome