GROWW. Greenhouse by UAU project

Home > Winners > #44578


DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
GROWW.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Greenhouse

INSPIRATION:
GROWW. came to life from a simple need to easily grow plants in a small loft apartment. We wanted to make it as accessible as possible so we chose to make it 3D printable & available to download and print yourself. As in a greenhouse you need a transparent glass jar to complete the functionality, we also made it compatible with two most common jars in EU & US - 82mm thread & wide mouth Mason Jar.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
GROWW. is a minimalistic single-plant greenhouse for small flats in overcrowded cities. Core parts of GROWW. are 3D printed with only the jar made of glass. Suits both most common jars in the US & EU: wide mouth Mason Jar and 82mm diameter thread jar. It's designed to be printed with PLA - a biodegradable thermoplastic derived from renewable resources. The gardening experience is easy to acomplish by adding soil, seeds & water to the inner pot, closing the jar and watching the plant GROWW.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
We made GROWW. verry easy to produce yourself. You just need to have it 3D printed, find an apropriate jar, screw on supported jar cap and you are ready to plant. Put some soil, seeds, add a bit of water in the inner pot, insert the pot to GROWW base, close the jar, and let the nature do the rest. From time to time you can check if the soil is not too dry, or too moist. When the plant is getting too big, you need to replant it to a bigger flower pot and reuse GROWW with a new seed.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
GROWW. was our inner studio excercise to design and market a functional product in less than a week. It was designed in Warsaw, Poland on the last week of July 2015.

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
GROWW. base is designed to be 3D printed with PLA material. Standard EU & US jars complete the design.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Height: 18.5 cm (depends on the jar used) Diameter: 9.5 cm Weight: 450 g

TAGS:
groww, uauproject, greenhouse, eco, 3d printing, minimal, plants

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
Our research on this project could be divided into three steps. First we had to learn about possibilities of making a closed indoor greenhouse. The next step was prototyping our design, choosing the right materials and perfect 3D printing settings. The last step of the research took almost 4 months, when we evaluated our design by growing a beetroot plant form the seed to the leaves touching the base of the jar with watering only once on the begining of the process.

CHALLENGE:
Our main focus was to design a small greenhouse, that would be easily accessible to everyone in the world. That's why we chose 3D printing as the production method and popular EU & US jars as the common things most of us usually have at home.

ADDED DATE:
2016-01-25 10:41:45

TEAM MEMBERS (2) :
Justyna Fałdzińska and Miłosz Dąbrowski

IMAGE CREDITS:
UAU project, 2015.

Visit the following page to learn more: http://groww.uauproject.com
VOTE FOR THIS DESIGN

VOTE FOR THIS ENTRY

CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
UAU project

PROFILE:
UAU project is a multidisciplinary design studio based in Warsaw, Poland. It was founded in 2011 by Justyna Fałdzińska & Miłosz Dąbrowski, graduates from Industrial Design Faculty on Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. Currently UAU project’s main interest is exploring and experimenting with consumer oriented 3D printing for use in home production.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Groww. Greenhouse by Uau Project is a Nominee in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category.

· This project is currently confidential as results have not been announced yet. Images and further details of the project is not available for public yet, please check back later. If you are the owner of this design, please login to view the images.

· The profile and other works by UAU project is also kept secret. This information will also be available later.
AWARD DETAILS

Groww. Greenhouse by Uau Project is Winner in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category, 2015 - 2016.



· Press Members: Login or Register to request an exclusive interview with UAU project.

· Click here to view the profile and other works by UAU project.
SOCIAL
+ Add to Likes / Favorites | Send to My Email | Comment | Testimonials | View Press-Release | Press Kit
See other A' Design Award and Competition WinnersA' Design Award Presentation Submit Your Designs
 
design award logo

BENEFITS
THE DESIGN PRIZE
WINNERS SERVICES
PR CAMPAIGN
PRESS RELEASE
MEDIA CAMPAIGNS
AWARD TROPHY
AWARD CERTIFICATE
AWARD WINNER LOGO
PRIME DESIGN MARK
BUY & SELL DESIGN
DESIGN BUSINESS NETWORK
AWARD SUPPLEMENT

METHODOLOGY
DESIGN AWARD JURY
PRELIMINARY SCORE
VOTING SYSTEM
EVALUATION CRITERIA
METHODOLOGY
BENEFITS FOR WINNERS
PRIVACY POLICY
ELIGIBILITY
FEEDBACK
WINNERS' MANUAL
PROOF OF CREATION
WINNER KIT CONTENTS
FAIR JUDGING
AWARD YEARBOOK
AWARD GALA NIGHT
AWARD EXHIBITION

MAKING AN ENTRY
ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS
REGISTRATION
ALL CATEGORIES

FEES & DATES
FURTHER FEES POLICY
MAKING A PAYMENT
PAYMENT METHODS
DATES & FEES

TRENDS & REPORTS
DESIGN TRENDS
DESIGNER REPORTS
DESIGNER PROFILES
DESIGN INTERVIEWS

ABOUT
THE AWARD
AWARD IN NUMBERS
HOMEPAGE
AWARD WINNING DESIGNS
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
MUSEUM OF DESIGN
PRIME CLUBS
SITEMAP
RESOURCE

RANKINGS
DESIGNER RANKINGS
WORLD DESIGN RANKINGS
DESIGN CLASSIFICATIONS
POPULAR DESIGNERS

CORPORATE
GET INVOLVED
SPONSOR AN AWARD
BENEFITS FOR SPONSORS

PRESS
DOWNLOADS
PRESS-KITS
PRESS PORTAL
LIST OF WINNERS
PUBLICATIONS
RANKINGS
CALL FOR ENTRIES
RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT

CONTACT US
CONTACT US
GET SUPPORT

Follow us : Twitter Twitter | Twitter Facebook | Twitter Google+.
Share |