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THE RESULTS

Announcing the winners of the 2020 Volvo Cars & Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge by duduk

Winning designs to be built in duduk by EcoWorld units sold to the public!

Jointly organised by Volvo Car Malaysia, duduk โ€“ a new brand by Eco World Development Group Berhad (EcoWorld) โ€“ and lifestyle publishing house Aurizn, the second edition of the 2020 Volvo Cars & Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge kicked off on 14 May 2020.

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A month-long submission period saw 50 interior design firms submitting their participation!

Participants had the exclusive opportunity to join an online briefing with Jonathan Disley, Head of Design at Volvo Car Asia Pacific and Owen Ready Head of Strategic and Brand Design of Volvo Cars, where they learned how to consider Volvo Carsโ€™ Scandinavian philosophy to inspire their designs.

Jonathan Disley

Head of Design at Volvo Car Asia Pacific.

Owen Ready

Head of Strategic and Brand Design of Volvo Cars.

22 submissions passed initial evaluation on budget compliance and completeness of inventory, and were then put online for the Malaysian public to vote for their favourite designs.

The 10 designs with the highest online voting scores were shortlisted for final judging, out of which the six highest scorers were announced winners.

Judging criteria

originality

understanding of Scandinavian aesthetics

functionality

emotional quotient

sustainability

material quality

Studio BEVD Sdn. Bhd.

A&A Concept Design & Contract Sdn. Bhd.

IQI Concept Sdn. Bhd.

Kort Studio

Orb Group Sdn. Bhd.

Forfar Design Sdn. Bhd.

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6thPLACE

The Winners

The Rewards

The top three floors of two duduk by EcoWorld projects, namely Huni Dโ€™ EcoArdence and se.Ruang Dโ€™ EcoSanctuary, will be assigned to one winning design firm each. All units in these floors will be furnished according to the winning designs proposed earlier and will be available for sale to the buying public.

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Each firm will also be awarded usage of a Volvo S90 T8 Inscription Plus โ€“ one of the most powerful and sophisticated vehicles of its segment with exhilarating performance of 407hp, yet is friendly to the environment โ€“ for six months.

"By giving local design firms a platform to showcase their creativity and strength, we have empowered them to think about the future of sustainable design in Malaysia."

Ho Kwee Hong, Divisional General Manager, EcoWorld Malaysia.

โ€œScandinavian design at its best is often understated, yet stands out by the mere presence of its simplicity,โ€

Nalin Jain, Managing Director of Volvo Car Malaysia.

"These units are going to be future homes of Malaysians, which is why we opened up the final selection process to the public. The collaboration between Aurizn, Volvo Car Malaysia and EcoWorld really is an amalgamation of sustainability, Swedish sensibilities, and Malaysian creativity.โ€

Bobby Ang, Editor-in-Chief, Aurizn.

Masks were removed briefly for phototaking.

Masks were removed briefly for phototaking.

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