Refugee Open Ware

Refugee Open Ware

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An investigation into how digitally fabricated prosthetics can transform the lives of those affected by the ongoing Syrian civl war through both function, accessibility and aesthetically. Customised design solutions will allow the device to act as a tool that can help mediate between the user and their unique built environment, in particular the sensitive social and cultural context. Additionally, integrated technologies and smart materials will help alleviate the loss of sense of touch while also contributing to self-esteem and relationships affected by the disability.

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