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Winnaar De Toekomstbouwers 2018: Lex Hoefsloot

Jeroen van der Wielen
On Saturday evening 27 October, Lex Hoefsloot won the 'VPRO Toekomst Bouwdepot' (ed. building deposit) of €10,000 with his project Lightyear, a car entirely powered by solar energy.

Lex Hoefsloot is the winner of 'De Toekomstbouwers' 2018. On Saturday evening 27 October, he won the 'VPRO Toekomst Bouwdepot' (ed. building deposit) of €10,000 with his project Lightyear, a car entirely powered by solar energy. The jury, consisting of Martijn Paulen (director of the Dutch Design Foundation), Afaina de Jong (architect) and Koert van Mensvoort (artist and philosopher) considered Hoefsloot as the ultimate Toekomstbouwer (ed. Future Builder) because of its inventive solutions for the mobility issue.