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Tuo Lei designs DIY streetwear from festival tents to be kept as souvenirs

27 November 2019

A group of tents at a festival

Tuo Lei created a fashion collection from abandoned festival tents with the aim of selling them at the same event the next year. An illustrated, step-by-step manual complete with sewing patterns also allows people to make make their own.

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Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify social and/or environmental issues that may have influenced particular technological practices and/or the attributes of outcomes produced 2
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to describe how societal and/or environmental issues can influence what people decided to make, how they would undertake planning, the selection of resources, and how they would make and test an outcome 3

Image courtesy of Lukas from Pexels.

Keywords: recycle, tents, materials, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technology

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