Scientific study of Professor Blocken and the Eindhoven University of Technology shows the PM10 reduction by the Smog Free Tower (in percentage and at 1.75 m height). The study undertaken in China confirms the reduction of pollution around the Smog Free Tower. Read press release here.
Daan Roosegaarde is in the jury for Wallpaper* Design Awards 2018 and reflects on the nominees here. Photoshoot at Gates of Light, wearing Alexander McQueen, winner of the Best Men’s Fashion Collection Award.
After the successful launch of the Smog Free Tower in Beijing we are now collecting smog particles from the urban skies. With each Smog Free Ring you donate a 1000 m3 of clean air. A perfect gift for your loved one. The limited edition of the new Smog Free Ring is now available via Hanne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roosegaarde announces at the World Economic Forum a partnership with ofo, the largest Chinese bike sharing programme, and Tezign, a leading Chinese design platform, to develop the Smog Free Bicycle in China. Press Release.
Smog Free Project received a Notable honor in the Design for Social Impact category in the 2017 Core77 Design Awards. The Core77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners.
Daan Roosegaarde checks the 60 floodgates which are being renovated and designed as a new cinematic entrance of the 32 kilometer Afsluitdijk in the Netherlands, and will open in November 2017. Full interview in the Leeuwarden Courant.
The 60 monumental floodgates will be illuminated by the reflection of the headlights of the cars, creating an energy-neutral entrance to the Afsluitdijk. The Gates of Light will open in November 2017. Source: Telegraaf.
Windlicht is the winner of Graphite Pencil in D&AD Awards for Design for Public Spaces. D&AD Awards celebrates internationally outstanding works and is given as a symbol of the very highest creative achievement. D&AD Awards website.
Smog Free Project is the winner of the Platinum A'Design Award in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category. A'Design Award is the worlds largest design competition awarding best designs and services.
Studio Roosegaarde has revealed its new Rotterdam office, the Dream Factory, which is located inside a 1930s glass factory overlooking the city's harbour. The structure was saved from demolition to create the "dream lab of the 21st century". Read the full article on Dezeen.
Daan Roosegaarde is commissioned by the minister of infrastructure Melanie Schultz van Haegen to design the new landscape icon for the 32 kilometer Afsluitdijk in the Netherlands in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, the provinces, Universities, external contractors and other designers. Press Release NL.
With the successful launch of the Smog Free Tower we will now start making the first Smog Free Jewelry. Order your own Smog Free Cube or Smog Free Ring and share clean air to the city. Contact us for more information.
Join us in the Smog Free Movement and build the first Smog Free Tower together with us in Rotterdam NL. Our crowdfunding campaign is now live on Kickstarter. Rewards include a Smog Free Ring or invitation to the Smog Free Party.
Meet the INDEX: Design to Improve Life 2015 jury, including Daan Roosegaarde, which have selected the finalists for 2015. Our Smart Highway project won the award last year. See all the designs for global challenges here.