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Energy Dieticians


CSM students from MA Textile Futures and MA Innovation Management entered the EDF Sustainable Design Challenge and were among the winners selected to display their Energy Diet project in the EDF Pavilion during the London Olympic Games. The project is a communication tool that challenges energy-usage behaviour in a playful way, visualising energy consumption in terms of food and movement. The project’s video presentation displays equations that explain energy consumption in terms of activities and meals and the website offers a ‘play’ function that generates further examples,
while a prototype ‘pasta machine’ was devised to illustrate the concept and inspire ideas around sustainability as a give-and-take equation.