Recent GSD graduate FLOAT Beijing project selected as INDEX Design Award finalist

Xiaowei R. Wang (MLA I ’13) has been selected as a finalist in the INDEX Design Award competition for her FLOAT Beijing project. Wang’s project introduces a unique concept of enabling Beijing citizens to monitor air quality by using kites.

The finalists for the INDEX Design Award competition will present a number of innovative concepts shaped to deal with various modern day challenges, and will be presented at the INDEX: Award 2013 Finalists Press Meeting in Denmark.

Of the 1022 nominees, 60 finalists were selected from 73 countries. Other finalists include projects such as MakerBot, Google Glass and Skillshare.

Visit the FLOAT Beijing website or the FLOAT Beijing nominee page.

Read the INDEX Design Award announcement.