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Entries will be judged according to the following five criteria

  • Adherence to brief:

    Proof that the design has addressed what is required.

  • Originality:

    Innovation in function, form or use of materials, or a radical solution to an existing problem.

  • Manufacture:

    Indication that issues of cost-effective and sustainable production have been considered, from tooling and manufacture to marketing and disposal; an imaginative, intelligent and appropriate use of polymers, indicating that research has been carried out into materials and processing.

  • Sustainability:

    Evidence that an understanding of the principles of sustainability has been applied to the design.

  • Presentation:

    A clear representation of the design and method of construction, and an indication of all the materials used. The first sheet should clearly explain, in five bullet points, why your design answers the brief

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