International Design for All Foundation Award Ceremony 2017

On 18 May 2017, during the gala dinner of the 1st International Congress of Active Tourism for All, in Sant Antoni de Calonge, Girona, the Design for All Foundation award ceremony took place.
For the 8th edition of the awards, the Foundation awarded a total of 36 projects/products from 13 different countries as “Good Practices 2016” as they had met the assessment criteria. These Good Practices were then assessed in terms of their relevance, methodology, outputs, impact and innovation by an international jury to select the five winners of the trophy 2017. Four Special mentions were also given.

Winners 2017
Category: Spaces, products and services already in use
Mímisbrunnr Climate Park 2469 - Our times' knowledge source in Jotunheimen is accessible to everyone (Oppland County Council) - Norway
EVA Facial Mouse (CREA Software Systems and Vodafone Spain Foundation) - Spain
Accessibility to religious heritage in five temples in the Historic Center of the city of Puebla (Re Genera Espacio and @ 0.0 Arquitectos) - Mexico
Category: Projects, proposals, methodologies and studies
On Thin Ice - Emergency and Disaster Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities in Canada's Arctic North (GAATES) - Canada
aim4it-Accessible and inclusive mobility for all with individual travel assistance (Wiener Linien GmbH & Co KG) - Austria


Special Mentions 2017
Category: Spaces, products and services already in use
Seable active holidays for physically and visually impaired people (Seable Ltd) - United Kingdom
Sjöängen centre of culture and knowledge in Askersund (Askersund municipality) - Sweden
Inland region universal designed by 2025 from vision to strategy (Cooperation between the regional county councils of Oppland and Hedmark) - Norway
Travolta Suite Astoria7 (Hotel Astoria7) - Spain

Congratulations to all those who were recognised for their Good Practice and winners.

For more information, please see the website.