Faculty Advisor

Belz, Melissa

Faculty Advisor

Farbrook, Joseph

Abstract

The Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies (CERES) is a sustainability center and urban farm located in East Brunswick, Australia. The Australia 2030 Trail, an interpretive trail at CERES, encourages sustainable practices by showing the environmental effects of our lifestyle choices. After fifteen years of use, the trail needed redesigning and updating for current climate change projections. Our team focused on Phase 2 of the Australia 2050 Trail redesign by verifying climate projections from a previous WPI team, evaluating design suggestions, creating a virtual prototype, and designing new illustrated display boards. By testing the design with students and CERES’ staff, we found that it successfully communicated CERES’ mission and is ready to be implemented.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

December 2014

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Interdisciplinary Programs

Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts

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