Your Street, an initiative by Design Indaba, is now challenging Durban residents to propose ideas for improving their city. A total of R250 000 is up for grabs for ¬†designers with the best, most feasible ideas for owning, loving and improving their street, together with a plan for implementing the idea.
Design Indaba founder Ravi Naidoo says, ‚ÄúAfter successfully launching the Your Street Challenge in both Cape Town and Gauteng, we‚Äôre excited to be including KZN in this creative venture. We‚Äôre looking forward to receiving innovative and transformative ideas for improving the street-level experience in KwaZulu-Natal.”
The following cash prizes will be awarded:
The first prize of R100 000 will be awarded to the designer that comes up with the best idea AND a sound business model that illustrates how their idea can feasibly be implemented.
The prize money for the Your Street KZN Challenge must be used to implement a creative intervention on a KZN street.
Proposals will be judged on the following six cornerstones of design for social change:
Generosity:¬†How many people other than you does your design solution effect positively?International excellence and innovation:¬†Does your design solution stand up to and trump similar world-class ideas? Is it new, original and forward-thinking?
International excellence and innovation: Does your design solution stand up to and trump similar world-class ideas? Is it new, original and forward-thinking?
Feasibility:¬†How do you propose to allocate the R50¬†000?
Fun:¬†How much pleasure, enjoyment, beauty and smiles does your design solution inspire?
Do:¬†Can and will the design solution actually be executed?
A better world through creativity:¬†How does your design solution make the world better and further inspire other people to make the world even better?
For more information and to enter the Your Street Challenge visit www.designindaba.com/