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Brief Published: 5 Oct 2011

Pirates of the Danube

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Pirates of the Danube is an initiative that aims to challenge the role of designers in creating the basis of new economies. The project is co-ordinated by new media lab Kitchen Budapest, Hungarian creative hub WAMP, and Anglo-Indian design studio Superflux.

Outcomes of the multicultural initiative include the Power4Play project, which helps children to learn about sustainable energy production, encouraging them to think of new energy solutions themselves. One solution includes installing generators in specially designed playground equipment to capture and reuse energy produced by children playing outdoors as electricity.

The Alguna project – another resulting imitative – explores the concept of water-based guerrilla gardens by harvesting edible water plants that can grow in shallow water with very little light and soil. They are perfect for growing in specially designed plant boxes suspended from the many abandoned fishing piers that line Europe’s second longest river, the Danube.

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