Design Requirements for Our Project

Point of View Statement

Enter a refined POV statement that succinctly describes the essential user needs that you're designing a solution to provide. This will likely be based on your earlier POV statements, but may have evolved and updated based on your continued exploration and refining of your understanding of the problems throughout the Ideating phase of the design thinking process.

[Overheating Ollie] needs [an affordable way to cool his modernist desert home without burning coal] because [he works hard all day and wants to come home to a cooler house that is sustainable for the environment and for his personal budget].

Minimum Viable Product

Our design is a [house that maintains a cool space by using cooling tubes and light deflection].

The essential design features that must be present to deliver value and meet the challenges of this POV statement include:

  • reflective surfaces to deflect heat
  • cooling tubes to maintain a cool interior
  • affordable materials that save the resident money
  • aesthetic design that is as beautiful as it is functional