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22/04/21–10/06/21 (7 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to materialise the blockchain.

🤝Group Members: Alex Newson, Tatiana Bohsali, Sue Heeyeon An, Yiwei Han (David).

🤘 External Partner: This Ain’t Rock’n’RollCharlie Waterhouse, Clive Russell

Welcome to Brixstop~ (Courtesy of Sebastian).

This is the last week and we have many tasks to complete. The first thing we need to decide is what exactly we want to put in this moveable self-owned store, in other words, what do we want people to share? Should we choose a specific item in line with Brixton people’s wishes? …


22/04/21–10/06/21 (7 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to materialise the blockchain.

🤝Group Members: Alex Newson, Tatiana Bohsali, Sue Heeyeon An, Yiwei Han (David).

👁‍🗨External Partner: This Ain’t Rock’n’RollCharlie Waterhouse, Clive Russell


22/04/21–10/06/21 (7 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to materialise the blockchain.

🤝Group Members: Alex Newson, Tatiana Bohsali, Sue Heeyeon An, Yiwei Han (David).

👁‍🗨External Partner: This Ain’t Rock’n’RollCharlie Waterhouse, Clive Russell

We looked at shared resources and other similar projects before refining our interactive processes and interfaces.


22/04/21–10/06/21 (7 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to materialise the blockchain.

🤝Group Members: Alex Newson, Tatiana Bohsali, Sue Heeyeon An, Yiwei Han (David).

👁‍🗨External Partner: This Ain’t Rock’n’RollCharlie Waterhouse, Clive Russell

What we did in week 4? in-depth analysis of two precedents, Plantoid and Terra0; production of a micro and macro process map of our self-owned shop; prototyping. (Courtesy of John Fass).

22/04/21–10/06/21 (7 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to materialise the blockchain.

🤝Group Members: Alex Newson, Tatiana Bohsali, Sue Heeyeon An, Yiwei Han (David).

👁‍🗨External Partner: This Ain’t Rock’n’RollCharlie Waterhouse, Clive Russell

Keywords for week 3: Complex Buckets; Case Study; Field Research; Crazy 8; Final idea: The shop for Brixton.


22/04/21–10/06/21 (7 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to materialise the blockchain.

🤝Group Members: Alex Newson, Tatiana Bohsali, Sue Heeyeon An, Yiwei Han (David).

👁‍🗨External Partner: This Ain’t Rock’n’RollCharlie Waterhouse, Clive Russell

In the second week, we did three main things: micro-analysis of the application for cryptocurrencies; holding a workshop to discuss the fairness of PPoS and explore consensus mechanisms; and literature research.

Alaistair recommended a book on Blockchain to us and we decided to pick a few chapters to read: Tatiana read an interesting chapter on Proof of “Purr”; Sue read a chapter on some blockchain platforms becoming…


22/04/21–10/06/21 (7 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to materialise the blockchain.

🤝Group Members: Alex Newson, Tatiana Bohsali, Sue Heeyeon An, Yiwei Han (David).

👁‍🗨External Partner: This Ain’t Rock’n’RollCharlie Waterhouse, Clive Russell


11/02/21–25/03/21 (6 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to mitigate the effects of loneliness.

🤝Group Members: Damul Yang, Huijie Xiong (Rikkie), Maria Carolina Séves, Sue An, Yiwei Han (David).

👁‍🗨External Partner: R/GAZoha Zoya, Matt Chokshi.


11/02/21–25/03/21 (6 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to mitigate the effects of loneliness.

🤝Group Members: Damul Yang, Huijie Xiong (Rikkie), Maria Carolina Séves, Sue An, Yiwei Han (David).

👁‍🗨External Partner: R/GAZoha Zoya, Matt Chokshi.

New online research has given us some inspiration: London is one of the loneliest countries in the world; doing acts of kindness can help ease loneliness. Combining these two points, we came up with an idea: to raise public awareness of urban loneliness and to mitigate the negative filter of loneliness by spreading messages of goodwill and acts of kindness.

We wanted to go…


11/02/21–25/03/21 (6 weeks)

📃Brief: Design a way to mitigate the effects of loneliness.

🤝Group Members: Damul Yang, Huijie Xiong (Rikkie), Maria Carolina Séves, Sue An, Yiwei Han (David).

👁‍🗨External Partner: R/GAZoha Zoya, Matt Chokshi.

Based on the feedback from the third week, we started to think about how to guide the target group in getting out of their own space, improving negative thoughts and initially exploring new cities and gradually adapt to new environments. Firstly, we re-interviewed the target users to understand their daily routine and the lonely moments in their day and their impact, to see if…

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