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Project: "Home for Homeless Animals"
Company:The University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Designer(s): Jiaxin Wang and Yi Teng Shih at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China
Category: , Student
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Entry Description: Many studies indicate that current technologies used in street lamps could not ensure electricity to be completely transferred to optical energy. Almost 90% electricity would be wasted in the form of thermal energy. So why could not we efficiently utilize the power to create warm homes for homeless animals among the world? Inspiration of the design is transferring the waste of electricity to thermal energy, providing heat for the homeless animals. Additionally, it would be a public facility, which appeals people to pay more attention to homeless animals.

About the Designer/Company
Mechanical, materials and manufacturing engineering at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China is an exciting, dynamic and fast growing department. Its programmes cover mechanics, dynamics, kinetics, thermodynamics, energy, fluids, materials, manufacture, ergonomics and design. The Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering has strong links with the corresponding departments in the UK and Malaysia campuses of the University of Nottingham. Its exceptionally close involvement with Chinese and international institutions and industries ensures a high quality teaching and research in the relevant professional fields.