SITE / PARTNERS
Brian Phillips, Interface Studio Architects
Rupal Sanghvi, HealthxDesign
Strategic design, environment design, community engagement designer
primary & secondary research:
Urban lifestyles lack connection to food on nutrition and geographic levels. Can design offer a platform for closer connection to our food that is applicable to an array of urban contexts?
Must be applicable to all income levels and neighborhoods
Model must adapt to diverse urban contexts
Playshop – participants responded to prompts about their relationships with food
Desk research – uncovering links between healthy decision making and community involvement and support
An adaptable tabletop within different urban contexts with community-developed art and food information intended to initiate conversations about systemic effects our food system creates. Information including production, distribution, culture, nutrition and beyond.