MVP Definition

Journal Entry For
Project 3 - MVP Definition

Point of View Statement

The Health-Conscious Couple needs to integrate holistic well-being into their living space because they understand that a wellness-focused environment not only nurtures their physical and mental health but also provides a foundation for their child's growth.

Nurturing Heights Residences

  • "Elevating Parenthood, Enriching the Future"
  • A modular living space designed to address the challenges of raising children in dense urban cities, where birth rates are drastically dropping.

    Nurturing Heights Residences integrates health-conscious living, Virtual Wellness Support and Modular Flexibility to create a holistic environment that supports young couples on their journey into parenthood.

The simplest version of the space we imagine that delivers value and meets the challenges of this POV statement will have these essential features:

Zooming-in ( Priority ):

  1. Compact Health Hub: The central theme of the pod revolves around holistic well-being. A compact, state-of-the-art kitchen supports meal preparation with a focus on nutrition and balanced eating for both parents and children. Adaptable exercise equipment is seamlessly integrated into the design, encouraging daily physical activity.

  1. Virtual Wellness Support: Utilising AR/VR technology to offers guided prenatal and postnatal exercises, meditation sessions, and parenting classes. This virtual support system enhances physical and mental well-being while maintaining a sense of community.

  1. Modular Flexibility: The pod features adaptable furniture systems that transform the living space according to different needs. For instance, a fold-out crib can seamlessly convert into a workstation or exercise area, ensuring efficient space utilization.


  1. Community Engagement: Collaborate with local wellness centers, baby-friendly cafes, and health practitioners to extend the wellness experience beyond the pod. Arrange weekly wellness events and workshops for parents, creating opportunities for connection and mutual support.

  1. Shared Parenting Space: Within the larger building or community, designate shared spaces where parents can interact, share experiences, and exchange parenting tips. These spaces further contribute to building a supportive community.

Impact / Benefits:

  1. Healthy Lifestyle: The Wellness-Centric Solution fosters healthy habits from an early stage, making it easier for parents to maintain wellness routines while caring for their child.
  2. Community Connection: By integrating wellness with community engagement, couples feel a sense of belonging and mutual support, positively impacting their decision to become parents.
  3. Efficient Space Utilization: The modular design maximizes space usage, demonstrating that even within limited square footage, a nurturing and functional environment can be created.
  4. Birth Rate Boost: The pod's emphasis on wellness, family-oriented tech, and community involvement addresses the concerns of potential parents, contributing to an increase in birth rates within dense urban areas.
  5. Sustainability Focus: By incorporating natural elements, and eco-friendly materials, the pod promotes sustainable living practices, inspiring a new generation of parents to prioritize environmental responsibility.

The Wellness-Centric Solution offers an inspiring and impactful solution that combines health-conscious living, technology, community engagement, and sustainability, all within the constraints of a 500 sq. ft. space. This innovative concept addresses the challenges of parenthood in urban areas while promoting a healthier, more connected, and family-oriented lifestyle.