We tested three different prototypes during the test phase, each of which addressed a different element of our design. First we tested content, then form, then a combination of the two. Our content prototype test was guided by the … Continue reading Test: D.I.R.T.
Moving into Reframe, we revisited our key insights from Immerse. We developed them into the following four points: Proactive garden leaders are the main source of sustainability for a garden. A successful garden does not necessarily equate to many volunteers. … Continue reading Reframe: D.I.R.T
For this step in the process we wanted to truly understand what our challenge was and assumptions we may have regarding the issue. So for the first part we revisited our goal, which is to help community gardens in food … Continue reading Identify: D.I.R.T.
Although we had some initial difficulties, after some refocusing, we have gained some new insights and generated more relevant questions to be used during interviews with our stakeholders. Our main idea with these set of questions was to figure out … Continue reading IMMERSE: D.I.R.T.
Hello! We are team D.I.R.T (in Urban Gardens). D.I.R.T stands for Designing and Investigating Real Things (in Urban Gardens). This semester, we are working with Urban Harvest, a Houston-based nonprofit organization that is empowers people to grow food in their … Continue reading INTRODUCTION: D.I.R.T.