Stream is a straining lid for liquid waste collection incorporating topographical elements within its surface to visually represent the percolation of liquid into land.

This investigation aims to engage and encourage students of New York City elementary public schools to practice smarter recycling habits.

Stream worked in conjunction with a local case study, Public School 133: William A. Butler in Park Slope, Brooklyn.


Lasercut Prototype: 1/8" Birch Plywood, Wood Glue, Krylon Paint and Primer, Shellac

CNC Prototype: 3/4" Medium Density Fiberboard, Krylon Clear Finish

13" D

3" H

May 2014


Winner of James Dyson Foundation Grant via Parsons the New School for Design (2014)