Surge ‘Design, Dine, make a Difference’ 2021: GAIA

Each year, we wait with excitement for Surge’s ‘Design, Dine, make a Difference’ gala. And true to form, Surge comes up with better, more unique ways of engaging the region’s A+D community towards a singular purpose – to provide sustainable, safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions to the world.This year’s theme, GAIA celebrates Mother Earth and our coevolution with our environment. 11 Design Firms accepted the challenge and here are their creations

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Athar by RAW

“Athar” is an outdoor friendly bench that has an intimate connection with landscape and history.

Re-purposed Rest by Designsmith

Re-purposed can be easily modified and re-worked into different combinations, it has an industrial chic design element to it and very comfortably and subtly plugs into the urban landscape across the globe.

R.evolve by Al Tayer Stocks

R.evolve is a Unique chair designed and inspired from life on mother earth and how life evolved through years and centuries while Mother Earth keep revolving on its orbit.

Parts of Us by Gensler

Parts of Us - commemorates nature and cultivates conversations of ecological awareness. Parts of Us is a modular set that can be re-arranged according to its users' needs.

The Wheel of Change by SAY Studio

"The Wheel of Change", it’s all about respectfully giving back to the environment while reducing our waste.

The Un-Settee by HBA

The Un-Settee is a form that is born from a combination of discarded materials to create new life.

FLOCEAN by Kristina Zanic Consultants

FLOCEAN is our way of turning a waste product into a striking and environmentally responsible piece of design that can be used to enjoy the experience of clean beaches and the very oceans it seeks to protect

Drinkable Air by XBD Collective

The main objective of the design is to create a sustainable and renewable energy water source that can assist in solving water shortages and reducing plastic waste.

(Dis) Appearance by Point Concept Studio

This Installation aims to represent the fragility and vulnerability of mother earth and its ecosystems.

WAVE by DZ Design

Wave -Inspired by the sand and the sea of the emirates

The Elements by HOK INC

A versatile installation celebrating the synergy between our ever-evolving planet and its inhabitants.