1 Edition, 6 Projects

Bridging cultures and generations


Fostering inclusivity and social link

Students from Hongik and KAIST have been addressing issues such as intergenerational link, pre-retirement concerns, and seniors’ risk of poverty and exclusion. To do so, they developed approaches as various as a real-life messaging vending machine, a neighbourhood social network, or a welfare information kit for left-behind elders.

Supporting autonomy and mobility

Students from ECAL and EPFL have been tackling problems encompassing elder’s mobility and autonomy, in the household and in public spaces – such as the market. They proposed various concepts ranging from an omnidirectional food trolley with a brake system to a tipping shopping cart, including a stepladder inspired by a renowned pedagogical method.