A green asylum

Jul 15, 2015, 08:12 IST | The Guide Team

This weekend, celebrate sustainable ideas with a workshop on innovative ways to upcycle junk into furniture, and a talk on eco-friendly 3D printing concepts

Upcycled and artsy
Do you have an old table fan that’s of no use or just came across a used tyre? Instead of throwing these out as trash, carry them to this workshop.

Portable speakers created out of pipes by product designer Sebastien Garcin
Portable speakers created out of pipes by product designer Sebastien Garcin

Product designer Sebastien Garcin, who has created speakers from car tyres and tables from fan grills, will take you through the process of visualising, designing and then creating clean, upcycled furniture for your home.

Sebastien Garcin
Sebastien Garcin

The workshop will be conducted over three days and participants are required to carry their laptop and their junk muse.

On: July 17 (5 pm to 7 pm), July 18 (10 am to 6 pm), July 25 (10 am to 6 pm)
Email: info@makersasylum.com
Cost: 4,500

3D printing to your rescue
This Saturday, Anna Warrington, director, Forum for the Future India, will conduct a talk about putting 3D printing to work for people and the planet. Last year, The Additive Design Challenge brought together some of the leading European additive (3D printing) and digital manufacturing experts to mentor teams of designers.

Anna Warrington
Anna Warrington

Together, they have unveiled concepts that use modern tools such as 3D printers to solve problems like access to energy and nutrition. In this session, Warrington will share some of the products from the first challenge and discuss how to bring this experience to India.

On: July 18, 11 am
RSVP www.facebook.com/events/9045825329488
Entry: Free
At: Maker’s Asylum, inside ISDI, fourth floor, Tower 2-A, One Indiabulls Centre, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel (for both events).

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