Australian International Design Awards &            Engineering ExcellencePre-visit exhibition walkthrough
This exhibition walkthrough provides an overview of the:• Physical layout and exhibition sections• Key objects (click on t...
AV:                  Judges                   speak                   5 min.Australian International Design Awards exhibit...
Lighting array                                                                 AV:                                        ...
AV:                                                    Sea                                                  Scoopa        ...
AV:  SeaScoopa 2 min.Sea ScoopaThis is a a new ‘man overboard’ rescue device approved by theRoyal Australian Navy.
MineLab F3 Compact Metal DetectorThis is a compact, highly-effective mine detector foruse by the military.
RØDE Stereo VideoMic ProThis is a broadcast-qualitymicrophone for use withdigital cameras.UltraStudio 3DThis is a professi...
ResMed Pixi Pediatric MaskThis is a pediatric nasal maskdesigned to treat youngchildren with obtrusive sleepapnea.SphygmoC...
CoDé System®A wireless tagging system that ensures incorrect chemicals arenot mixed together during transport and storage..
EchoPanel® MuraIt is a new designer wall lining made from recycled material.
Bung PlugIt significantly reduces theamount of contaminationfrom organ dischargeduring the processing ofmeat, thereby redu...
Engineering Excellence 2011Award winning engineering projects selected by the SydneyDivision of Engineers Australia
The Articulated Head2010 Finalist, Research and DevelopmentThis interactive and playful system disarms and delights theaud...
FlexgridTMBradfield Award Winner - the most outstanding projectIt is an Australian engineered product developed by Finisar...
The Inner West Busway along Victoria RoadFinalist - Infrastructure projectsThis provided a new city bound bus lane, an add...
National Gallery of Australia (Aboriginal Memorial Gallery)Finalist – Building & StructuresThe development and introductio...
Engineers Without BordersFinalist – Education & TrainingThe display features the development and introduction of a humanwa...
The Safety System Array China Fast Train ProjectThe Floating Solar for the(President’s & ExcellenceRegional Workplace, Hea...
Online resources1. Australian International Design Awards exhibition page2. Good Design Australia3. Engineering Excellence...
Relevant education programs1. Exploring the design process workshop for yrs 7–122. Exploring chair design workshop for yrs...
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This provides a visual map of the Australian International Design Awards and Engineering Excellence exhibitions. It helps teachers highlight major themes, AV, interactives and key objects to students before the visit. Most of the key objects are hyperlinked either to the Museum Online Collection Database or relevant online resources for easy reference. It also features relevant teaching and learning resources that are available online.

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Australian International Design Awards & Engineering Excellence: pre-visit exhibition slideshow

  1. 1. Australian International Design Awards & Engineering ExcellencePre-visit exhibition walkthrough
  2. 2. This exhibition walkthrough provides an overview of the:• Physical layout and exhibition sections• Key objects (click on the hyperlinks to go to the Museum’s online collection or otheronline sites)• Audiovisuals and interactives• Relevant online teaching and learning resources
  3. 3. AV: Judges speak 5 min.Australian International Design Awards exhibitionOn display are eleven remarkable design solutions picked by theMuseum for their good design and innovation, sustainability andindustry or market significance from a field of 105 finalists of the2012 Australian International Design Awards.
  4. 4. Lighting array AV: Deep sea exploration James 10 min. Cameron’s Battery beanie Foam cup Isofloat® Weights 30 cm think attached to syntactic acrylic lens the outside foam of the subDeepsea ChallengerThis 12 ton sub was designed and manufactured by fourAustralian companies, in partnership with Hollywood film directorJames Cameron. It was able to safely take James Cameron 11kilometres below the sea surface in March 2012, overcomingchallenges similar to those faced in space exploration.
  5. 5. AV: Sea Scoopa 2 min.Chappelli NuVinciThis a new type of urban bicycle that simplifies gear changing toenhance cycling. The bicycles NuVinci® N360™ continuouslyvariable drivetrain makes riding quieter, smoother and moreenjoyable.
  6. 6. AV: SeaScoopa 2 min.Sea ScoopaThis is a a new ‘man overboard’ rescue device approved by theRoyal Australian Navy.
  7. 7. MineLab F3 Compact Metal DetectorThis is a compact, highly-effective mine detector foruse by the military.
  8. 8. RØDE Stereo VideoMic ProThis is a broadcast-qualitymicrophone for use withdigital cameras.UltraStudio 3DThis is a professional video-editing unit that can connectcameras, mixers, monitorsand tape decks to operate athigh speed.
  9. 9. ResMed Pixi Pediatric MaskThis is a pediatric nasal maskdesigned to treat youngchildren with obtrusive sleepapnea.SphygmoCor XCELThis is a new cuff-baseddevice for measuring central(aortic) blood pressure.
  10. 10. CoDé System®A wireless tagging system that ensures incorrect chemicals arenot mixed together during transport and storage..
  11. 11. EchoPanel® MuraIt is a new designer wall lining made from recycled material.
  12. 12. Bung PlugIt significantly reduces theamount of contaminationfrom organ dischargeduring the processing ofmeat, thereby reducingwaste and ensuringAustralia’s world-widereputation for its high meatstandards is upheld.
  13. 13. Engineering Excellence 2011Award winning engineering projects selected by the SydneyDivision of Engineers Australia
  14. 14. The Articulated Head2010 Finalist, Research and DevelopmentThis interactive and playful system disarms and delights theaudience and directs complex human-robot interactions in novelways.
  15. 15. FlexgridTMBradfield Award Winner - the most outstanding projectIt is an Australian engineered product developed by Finisar. Itallows telecom carriers to easily route the huge daily volume ofvirtual information along specially designed flexible channels.
  16. 16. The Inner West Busway along Victoria RoadFinalist - Infrastructure projectsThis provided a new city bound bus lane, an additional three-lanebridge with a shared use path for the popular ‘Bay Run’ recreationalroute, and a traffic lane-change management system that wouldallow for the fast and clear transition between lanes, and anupgraded urban parkland.
  17. 17. National Gallery of Australia (Aboriginal Memorial Gallery)Finalist – Building & StructuresThe development and introduction of stable temperature andrelative humidity conditions in and around traditional Indigenouslog coffins and the engineered solutions to achieve theseconditions, forms the focus of this display.
  18. 18. Engineers Without BordersFinalist – Education & TrainingThe display features the development and introduction of a humanwaste bio-digester system for the floating river communities on theTonlé Sap Lake in Cambodia.
  19. 19. The Safety System Array China Fast Train ProjectThe Floating Solar for the(President’s & ExcellenceRegional Workplace, Health and Safety)Finalist – Engineering for Awards, CommunitiesThis idea behind this project is to float solar arrays on water, toThe project uses specially designed cameras inserted into thetrack to warn the driver reduce water evaporation on small and heproduce electricity and of a dangerous obstruction long beforewouldfarm dams.see it.large otherwise
  20. 20. Online resources1. Australian International Design Awards exhibition page2. Good Design Australia3. Engineering Excellence 2011 exhibition page4. Australian Engineering Excellence Awards5. Australian designers at work, meet & learn how designers work6. Australia Innovates, an online guide to innovation in Australia’s industries7. HSC technology syllabus support, case studies in design, technology and cultural diversity8. Sydney designers unplugged, showcases seven Sydney product design studios9. D*Hub, a gateway to the worlds best design collections and online magazine with news, interviews, opinions and ideas
  21. 21. Relevant education programs1. Exploring the design process workshop for yrs 7–122. Exploring chair design workshop for yrs 7–123. Exploring lighting design workshop for yrs 7–124. The magic of materials workshop for yrs 7-125. Design inspired by nature workshop for yrs 9-12Image credit: All images used are from the Powerhouse Museum -: Powerhouse Museum Learning :-

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