Collaborator: Ian Shei
This is a process documentation of senior design research studio, which focuses on rethinking accessibility design in healthcare through design research and hybrid environment design.
Hospitals have been good at providing patients a sense of privacy. However, along with privacy comes with a sense of isolation. The feeling of not being understood, the feeling of being taken away from the familiar person/environment, the feeling of fighting with the disease all alone. …
Collaborators — Mert Bozfakioglu, Roly Gracias
Keywords — Awareness, mindfulness, virtual reality, environmental feedback, motion, presence, limb awareness
Medium — Oculus Quest, Tilt Brush
Body awareness is never an alien concept for virtual reality. Even though virtual reality has developed so much that players can feel fairly comfortable to perform tasks in virtual space such as doing sports, socializing, drawing etc., it still only partially masters the art of human body awareness. From a technical standpoint, so far the most popular VR headsets like Oculus only support head tracking and hand tracking, and full body tracking only comes to realization when you implement additional tracking devices such as Kinect or Teslasuit. …
Client: Good Eggs
Prompt: Your client has decided to pursue the pop-up shop model. Their stand alone space(s) will be located in urban centers for short periods of time (3–4 weeks) and then moved to other cities around the country. This model will allow them the flexibility to experiment with ideas and reach a broad audience. While coined a pop-up “shop”, the client is more interested in the space being an expression of the brand, rather than a revenue-generating store.
Good Eggs is an online grocery and meal kit delivery service that provides fresh, local, and sustainable food with same-day home drop off throughout the Bay Area. …
Pittsburgh as one of the cities on the “rust belt” and a fast-growing city because of technological development has a very unique pattern for urban development. Through observing the human-nature patterns in a multi-layered way, I hope the map can reveal how Pittsburgh has evolved into its current state.