University of Illinois at Chicago
The "Aqua-plore" entry proposed a self-contained solution allowing humans to transition from land to water exploration somewhat seamlessly. This entry made the final cut with little resistence; it was felt to be inventive and well presented graphically. The exploded axonometric was found remarkable by all jurors. However, in the final analysis, the jurors had difficulty following the presentation of how the "aqua-plore" progresses from wearable on land to habitable under water.