22 November 2016
22 November 2016
Olympus-FRP Brigante Engineering Group and the Arch. Simonetta Pegorari, Communication & Marketing, Composite Materials, Tepco and CMC Composite Materials centre has launched the 2017 Carbon Fibre Design Contest with the support of Stratasys.
This international competition, now in its fifth edition, aims to raise awareness of creatives, designers and architects, in an innovative use of carbon fibre associated with the modern technology of additive manufacturing.
Participants are asked to conceive and design a complement of interior design or design office, which must not exceed the maximum size of 490x390x200 mm achievable with Stratasys 3D Printer J750.
The proposed object must be unpublished and having as only constraint the feasibility and industry reproducibility.
According to the organisers, it will be awarded the projects that stand out for their originality, aesthetic appeal and functionality. Projects will enhance the intrinsic characteristics of the Additive Manufacturing technology.
The competition is open to all professionals having between 18 and 40 years of age and candidates are invited to submit a maximum of 2 proposals.
The competition involves the participation of single member and groups of up to 3 people, in the last case, although the intellectual property of the work will be belong to all its members of the group, they will be required to appoint a group leader as the sole person in charge of dealing with the organisation of competition. The authors of the projects submitted shall take charge of all responsibilities as for the authorship of the works.
Registration for the Carbon Fibre Design Contest 2017 is free. Each candidate project will be submitted to the judgment of the jury that will select the three winning projects.
1st prize: € 500.00 + prototype implementation
2nd prize: prototype implementation
3rd prize: prototype implementation
For more information, please visit ad3printing.com.
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