This research document responds to Design Museum Boston's February 28, 2013 call for entries. POWERED by PEOPLE is Stevie Meder + Rion Philbin's solution to Street Seats; a design competition that explores possibilities for future sustainable design and construction techniques in public seating. Special Thanks goes out to Rob Trumbour + his Texas Special Topics Studio for donating their In Relation Installation model. Coming to the BSA, Fort Point Channel Spring '13. Also, thank you to Flight Facilities | Future Classic | Glassnote for sharing their music: "Clair De Lune" .