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"Stairs To Heaven"

Creating an interesting stairs’ space to engage people to use everyday. Transforming your office stairs to be an art gallery, a hall of fame, an information board, a social gathering notice, or anything! To create a dynamic, fun, and fit activity.

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Take the stairs to stay fit and healthy.

- How to encourage people to take stairs instead of elevator?

- How to create "climbing the stairs" experience more enjoyable?

- How to engage people to do it everyday?

What are the benefits of your concept for the individual and the employer?

Transforming the stairs will not only make the employee healthier, but also create an energetic and dynamic atmosphere within the workplace. The changing display can brighten up the mood, educate, and encourage employee to work out.

What might the impact of your concept be and how might it be measured?

To make employee realize that living a healthy lifestyle is not difficult to execute. They do not have to spend two hours in the gym or buy a lot of gears in order to exercise. It can start as easily as choosing to take the stairs instead of elevators. The activity could be done anywhere and in any buildings. If the elevator get less crowed, that is a good sign!

How might your concept be designed to scale and spread to reach as many people as possible?

Campaigh, competiion, word of mouth.

How might you design a small experiment around your concept that would mobilise action?

Launching a campaign together with a one-month pilot program. Each department in the company can designate representators to participate in the pilot program. The representators will choose to take the stairs as much as they could and advertise others to visit stairs’ display. At the end of the month, designate the second pilot group and so on. At the annual party, the company can hold a vertical marathon competition, such as reaching the roof deck in 61st floor!

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This concept will definitely build a more comforting and colourful atmosphere. The idea of having displays on the stairs will cover the boring plain colours and allow designs to be acknowledged by colleagues.

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