The Glasgow School of Art - Scotland
Team Calaband is a multidisciplinary team from The Glasgow School of Art with students pursuing the Master in Design Innovation & Service Design, the Master in Design Innovation and Citizenship and the Master in Product Design Engineering. Their team name “calaband” combines the words calabash and band, associating care and collaboration. It expresses their desire to collaborate interdisciplinarily and improve people’s lives through the use of innovative research and design solutions.
Team members - Ting Lin (China), Struan Fraser (Scotland), Xidan Tu (China), Zemeng Li (China), Xiaonan Yang (China), Zihui Zhao (China), Hu Yixiang (China)
Assessment coach, Kevin Self, IBM Studios Hursley, UK
Greenspace - supporting independent elderly people with heart conditions. Greenspace is a connected, accessible gardening service designed to help people recover from poor heart health. Sensors in the garden provide metrics to suggest tasks recommended by healthcare professionals that gently improve fitness. By engaging with nature, making friends, and encouraging exercise, Greenspace offers the opportunity to improve individual and societal well-being.
Initiated and powered by Philips Experience Design
and co-organized with SERVICE DESIGN COLLEGE, in
collaboration with IBM and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
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