Research Synthesis Design Solution

Hillman Library Full-o-Meter


03 User Interviews

We interviewed various patrons of the park, including parents, their children, Carnegie Mellon University students, and University of Pittsburgh students.

Needs & Desires Expressed

  • Desire to provide educational value from the historic areas surrounding the park
  • Physiological needs to exercise and stay active
  • Draw audiences to park
  • Bring in revenue to plaza
  • Need to find empty seats in Hillman Library
  • Park is underused at night


Hillman Library Full-o-Meter. Human-Computer Interaction Institute . Carnegie Mellon University