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Xinyu commented on Acoustic foam for soundproofing

Hi, Lauren:
Nice to hear you. And I appreciate that you provided us with other teams with similar materials who all have amazing research and posts as well after checking. I do know this idea might have many obstacles to finish but we will update progress.


Xinyu commented on Sleeping bag for the homeless and refugees

Hi, all there:
I appreciate all the questions and suggestions above. I am Xinyu who is one of the team members in Greenhouse team. Our team did a simple prototype yesterday afternoon and I have some personal questions since there. Just like what Gabi considered, water resistance is quite of significance. But we could probably get the answers after talking to Cassie tonight who will help us with an empowerment plan working as an OpenIDEO Detroit chapter organizer with great working experience on this. I still have two questions for designers. (1)I am wondering what's the common budget or cost to make a sleeping bag usually? (2)And also our team would like to make it more multi-functional, can we build it not only like a blanket or a mat but also a backpack to carry around as well? Do you have some experts who can guide us on aesthetics?