On October 14, Cumulus President Mariana Amatullo participated in an expert roundtable discussion under the title “Design: the Driving force for a Sustainable Future” and joined the leadership of ROCA and fellow members of the Jury chaired by architect Shigeru Ban for the ROCA 10th edition of the international design contest jumptheGap at the ROCA Gallery in Barcelona. This was a dynamic hybrid award ceremony attended by all competition student finalists’ from around the world. This year’s competition was aligned with the UN Sustainable Goals and distributed €17,000 in prize monies across the following categories: Wellness and Health, [Un]neutral Design, Water and Energy, and Crisis and Emergency and Best of the Best Award.
Laia Millan Català, a graduate of Cumulus member ELISAVA University was a double winner for her Ikigai project in the category of [Un]neutral and “Best of the Best.” Her work is a terrific example of universal design, with the design of a bathroom mirror conceived as a tool to help patients suffering from memory loss due to aging and dementia.
Read the full press release about the winners here.