February 8, 2014
Doğuş Bodamıyalızade, a graduate of the Department of Industrial Design in Faculty of Architecture, Eastern Mediterranean University, was awarded with the second prize in one of the leading international Green Design competitions, 'GREEN DOT AWARDS' in transportation category. The aim of this competition which was initiated in 2008, is to encourage and promote the sustainable and environmental friendly designs. Doğuş has participated to this competition with his futuristic car named 'Magneto Car' which is a 4 person vehicle that can be divided into two separate units when necessary to provide freedom of movement for the owners. The vehicle is a green vehicle which operates with solar and kinetic energy power. Doğuş had developed this project during his study in the Department as a project for Industrial Design Studio V. This is the second time he is awarded with an international award for this project. His first award for the project was a 'Runner up' award in 'A Design' competition, one of the most prestigious design competitions in the world.
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Doğuş Bodamıyalızade is the first designer in the Island who wins this competition.