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Lose Your Marble

Challenge: Create a prototype that activates downtown Akron and brings people together.

 Akron won $5MM to "Reimagine the Civic Commons," and invited me to help.

Akron won $5MM to "Reimagine the Civic Commons," and invited me to help.

Our team was challenged to create a prototype that would attract students and workers downtown for non-event related activities.

 We conceived of a kinetic work of art that would provoke engagement and bring people together.

We conceived of a kinetic work of art that would provoke engagement and bring people together.

 We created "Lose Your Marble" as an urban game that incentivized teamwork and downtown activity.

We created "Lose Your Marble" as an urban game that incentivized teamwork and downtown activity.

 Participants used #LoseYourMarble on social media to challenge their friends to come out and play.

Participants used #LoseYourMarble on social media to challenge their friends to come out and play.

 Our prototype served as an inexpensive social/urban research experiment.

Our prototype served as an inexpensive social/urban research experiment.

 We look forward to using what we learned to #KeepAkronWeird and get #AKRowdy

We look forward to using what we learned to #KeepAkronWeird and get #AKRowdy