Schwäbisch Gmünd

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Schwäbisch Gmünd

(shvĕb`ĭsh gəmünt`) or

Gmünd,

city (1994 pop. 63,701), Baden-Württemberg, S Germany, on the Rems River, at the northern foot of the Swabian Jura Mts. It has long been known as a gold-working and silver-working center; other manufactures include machinery and glass. Founded by the mid-12th cent., Schwäbisch Gmünd was a free imperial city from 1268 until 1803, when it passed to Württemberg. Noteworthy buildings include the city hall (1783–85) and the St. Johanniskirche (1210–30), a late Romanesque church.
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Roland Cernat of Hochschule fuer Gestaltung Schwaebisch Gmuend in Germany, won the Industrial Design Category and went on to take the Grand Prize for Sustainable Design for his ORIENS zero-emission motor glider concept based on the cradle-to-cradle principle, which makes designers think about how their products can be disassembled and reused.
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