Cooper Lumen Design Challenge Announced
December 13, 2013
The Villager has written a story about the The "Cooper Lumen Design Challenge," the online campaign started by Paul Garrin (A'82) of WiFI-NY. The challenge looks to raise $10k for materials costs so that Cooper Union students of all three schools can collaborate on designing and building a standalone wifi / charging station / emergency lighting hub prototype for potential use around the Lower East Side. The project will be part of Toby Cumberbatch's Sustainable Design course in the spring semester. “It presents a lot of stimulating challenges,” Prof. Cumberbatch is quoted as saying. “But the big thing is that this involves real people and a real need on the Lower East Side, and it’ll push students to provide a great benefit to the neighborhood.” Read the full article.