Winners of Island of Happiness Coastal Design Challenge Announced
CELEBRATING THE FINALISTS AND WINNERS OF
THE GLOBAL COMPETITION
ISLAND OF HAPPINESS COASTAL DESIGN CHALLENGE
Kura Kura Bali is pleased to share with the HeroX community the winners of the Coastal Design Challenge Grand Prize: Team 1 > Adi Neuman (ECOncrete), Hugo Shelley (Iota technologies) and Charly Karamanian (BioInspired Argentina).
The announcement was made on 9 October 2018 during the welcoming dinner organized as part for the second Tri Hita Karana Forum, 10-11 October 2018, in Bali.
Congratulations to Team 1 for winning the Grand Prize US$ 25,000 and special thanks to Anna Miles ( Team 2) for her hard work and commitment.
The winning solution bridges the gap between development and sustainability by providing a robust coastal defense solution reviving ecology while inviting and connecting local communities to the shoreline.
The seawall embraces the water, facilitating public engagement with the marine ecosystem and provides enhanced physical and visual access to the bay.
The design represents an environmentally sensitive solution that meets coastal defense needs, while upholding the commitment to sustain and enhance coastal resources.