Challenge Title: Utilizing Vertical Space in Small Apartments
Challenge Difficulty: Intermediate
Estimated Time to Complete: 48 hours
Required Tools/Resources: Sketching materials, measuring tape, computer with design software

Objective

Design a functional and aesthetically pleasing solution for maximizing vertical space in small apartments.

Research

Research existing furniture and storage solutions designed for small spaces. Identify common challenges faced by individuals living in small apartments.

Materials

Consider using lightweight and durable materials that can be easily mounted on walls or ceilings. Sustainability should also be a key factor in material selection.

Concept Development

Brainstorm innovative ideas for utilizing vertical space, such as wall-mounted shelves, foldable furniture, or hanging storage systems. Focus on creating designs that are both practical and visually appealing.

Deliverables

– Concept sketches illustrating the proposed solutions
– 3D models showcasing the design from different angles
– Plans for building a prototype of the chosen design

Evaluation Criteria

Projects will be assessed based on:
– Innovation: How creative and original is the design?
– Usability: Does the solution effectively maximize vertical space while remaining functional?
– Environmental Impact: Is sustainability considered in material selection and overall design?

This challenge aims to inspire designers to think outside the box when it comes to optimizing space in small living environments. Participants are encouraged to document their process thoroughly and present their final designs with clear explanations of their thought process.

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