Design.Dance in public space—an invigorating way to see dance is a three-month project that applies human-centered design, field work research, design thinking and participatory design methods to explore underlying problems of a non-profit organization. 
I began this project by choosing a non-profit whose practice aligns with my passion. Dance Waterloo is a dance organization that offer dance education to children, families, students and young adults who lack of the opportunity to attend studio classes. The project focuses on their Dance in Public Place program, in which class is offered outdoor at an art installation. Dance Waterloo works collaboratively with studio artists to structure their class based on the concept of the art piece and use dance to cultivate understanding and connection with art and among community members. 
I spent a six weeks on research to define unknown problems, finding solutions and 5 weeks on implementation. The parameters for success are measured by its usability, feasibility, accessibility and affordability. As a result, Environmental Design was our best short-coming solution that can be executed, built in-house and fulfilled the needs of the organization.

DESIGN PROPOSAL
SUMMARY
: : Presenting prototype with the community partner

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