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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.   "},{"caption":"
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.   "},{"caption":"
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[gallery ids="7396,7397,7398"]Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.  
Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.   "}];
Be Open, the thinktank created by the Russian entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturinato promote creativity and innovation, announces the three winners of theBe Open Awardsduring the London Design Festival, one for each category. Cast: Sonic Landscape by Alexandra Kharakoz(Great Britain), asound sculpture with real time interaction, to increase awareness of sound production. City: Evaporative Cooling Capillary byChak Ming Sin(Hong Kong), a sustainable method of temperature regulation in buildings using natural cooling, based on the nests of termites. Form: Re_ by Bernier Samuel(Canada), a project on the transformationand reutilization of objects at the end of their useful life cycle.The three winners receive a study grant to continue their research at a prestigious design school, and split prize money of10,000 euros. The winning projects were selected from over 300 submissions from 47 countries. The jury, chaired by Patricia Urquiola,  was composed of Tom Cheshire(associate editor of the magazine Wired), Daniel Charny(independent curator and director of From Now On), Pei-Ru Keh(design editor of the magazine Wallpaper), Vladimir Pirojkov (designer), Noma Bar(graphic artist), Christopher Turner(editorial staff of the magazine Icon) and William Knight(events director of 100% Design).The objective was to identify technological and cultural concepts that can bring benefits to humanity, especially proposals that express a creative concept and have the potential to become indispensable products in the future. The finalistprojects were all shown at the Be Open booth at 100% Design in London, as part of Be Open: the sound of the future, the overall theme of the projects of the foundation during the London Design Festival 2012. www.beopenfuture.com.