Innovation-Urban Design : (Potential Innovations ( (Biobot Labs, whose…
Innovation-Urban Design :
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Biobot Labs, whose pitch at the event garnered the $5,000 audience-choice award, places networks of sensors in city sewers; using DNA sequencing and metabolomics, to the company analyzes and maps the health and wellbeing of a community, with a focus on mitigating the opioid epidemic.
BitSence uses sensors and data analytics to help people who manage spaces better understand how their spaces are used.
Hosta is an application that turns pictures and videos of living spaces into a 3-D space management platform that simplifies the home renovation process.
Kumej is a light, collapsible desk designed to enable underprivileged students in India to carry and create their own comfortable learning surface, typically at the construction site where their parents work.
Learning Beautiful creates tactile, Montessori-inspired learning materials to teach computational thinking to young children, without the use of computer screens.
Mediate is a cloud-based system for collaboration in virtual reality by architects, designers, and their clients.
Nesterly seeks to solve the dual problems of housing affordability and aging-in-place with a platform that allows older homeowners to rent rooms at affordable rates in exchange for tasks around the home.
Placeful is a platform that integrates design, spatial computation, and real estate development to reveal the untapped capacity of properties across a city.
High rise building
solar panel windows
Money and Funding
How to cover costs
Landfills aren't that beneficial to the environment
There is a lack of transport
Melbourne has a shortage of schools
Buildings are not sustainable
The population is growing very rapidly
Potential lack of resources for future populartion