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The People Test

Bringing together a team of children and young people to assist in choosing the new project design team for Cambridge Children’s Hospital.

One of the first tasks of the Children’s Network has been to assist in choosing the successful design team.

Through a process of four facilitated creative Zoom workshops, eight young people came up with “The People Test” which they carried out with the three final design teams hoping to be appointed.

Feedback from the young people on whether they felt the three design teams were keen and able to work with them was fed into the final selection stage. This is just one great example of how the Cambridge Children's Network will significantly benefit the project - many more interactive sessions and activities are in the pipeline so please spread the word on the Network today!

A picture taken on Zoom showing participants of The People Test
A picture taken on Zoom showing participants of The Peeple Test

One of the tasks set by the children and young people was to challenge the three shortlisted project design teams to create an imaginative three minute sketch of a hospital based on what they would like to see included in the final design.

Following the Zoom call, the successful project design team Turner & Townsend created a more formal concept image, based on the instructions they had received.

Turner & Townsend created a more formal concept image, based on the instructions they had received

You can find out more about the successfully appointed Project Design Team here.