ITU Championship in Concrete Ideas
May 04, 2016

Be-Link Studio from ITU became the champion of the project competition Concrete Ideas held by Akçansa connected to Sabancı Holding Concrete Group in order to introduce the university students to the industry and evaluate the creative ideas.

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The competition held for the 7th time this year included the fields such as producing marketing projects emphasizing the importance of cement and concrete in sustainable future, coming up with feasible and creative ideas and producing projects to increase the awareness about the ready-mixed concrete.

Be-Link Studio group, comprised of sophomore students from ITU Faculty of Agriculture Oğuzhan Koral, Sabit Engin and Ali Furkan Kiracı, shared the championship with Recement group from Sabancı University.

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With their project qualifying concrete in terms of acoustics and illumination by getting inspired by an Amphora used in Ancient Greece and solving acoustic problems of the buildings under construction, this group was awarded with Heidelberg Germany technical tour, internship in Akçansa, and Macbook Air.

The competition, in which Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Taşdemir from ITU was a member of the jury, broke a record by getting 880 applications from 110 universities this year.