SAN FRANCISCO, CA ‚â€” Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced the winners of the Build Something Student Design Challenge, a design contest created to encourage the next generation of design professionals from around the world to showcase their skills using Autodesk digital technologies in industrial design, architecture, civil and mechanical engineering and 3D animation.
Andrew Southwood-Jones of Narrabundah College in Australia, won the Architecture Category as well as the Grand Prize for the General Categories for his UniCube prototype –a digital model of a green campus residence designed using Revit Architecture software. Incorporating the practice of building information modeling (BIM), the UniCube features aesthetically pleasing spaces tailored for student life, renewable construction materials and green building technology, including gabion walls and rainwater recycling.
ORIENS Zero-emission Motor Glider
Roland Cernat of Hochschule fuer Gestaltung Schwaebisch Gmuend in Germany, won the Industrial Design Category and went on to take the Grand Prize for Sustainable Design for his ORIENS zero-emission motor glider concept based on the cradle-to-cradle principle, which makes designers think about how their products can be disassembled and reused. Cernat used Autodesk AliasStudio software to sketch the curves of the design and bring it through completion.
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