Hans Sauer Award 2015
European contest honours design concepts for social impact.
“Social Design is a design practice that goes beyond a purely technical or consumer-oriented design of products and services. Social Design creates social added value by becoming an advocate of social concerns that either the state or the market do not serve adequately or at all. The competition for the Hans Sauer Award 2015 honours Social Design concepts that have a clear perspective on innovation: they aim at a long-term, measurable effect and sustainable implementation.”
Mobile Sanitation – “MoSan” is a transportable urine-diverting dry toilet. It provides dignity, safety and hygiene in densely populated settlements in developing countries. Urine and feces are considered as valuable resources. Within the sanitation service excreta containers are collected and replaced regularly, feces are treated and recycled to create reuse products. The service offers job opportunities, …