A project’s success is dependent upon understanding and evaluating how people experience their built environment.

Analysis is both quantitative and qualitative based employing the use of surveys, programming, ethnography and a wide range of tools depending on the needs of the project. The intent is to understand the scope and direction of the project as well as how occupants will experience the end result.

One on one discussions to understand organizational and project needs, values and aspirations related to the new work environment.

This comprises program questionnaire, interviews and focus groups. Surveys are used to determine the organization’s current and future space needs to ensure the requirements are quantified and validated. One on one or small group discussions are convened to understand user needs, values and aspirations in relation to their environment.

This assessments evaluates the overall project goals with the chances for success – how prepared is the organization to achieve its aspiration? A variety of tools, interviews and surveys are used to get a holistic view of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities ands potential challenges to be faced to complete the project.

Taking into account current and future changes scenarios can be run to anticipate the impact of the current move and subsequent moves and occupancy should the current situation change. The capacity today may change in the future or if the number of people increases, new strategies need to be deployed. This workshop prepares for the changes most likely to occur.

Pilot spaces are typically designed to test and evaluate new ways of working. Based on proprietary typologies we help clients implement the most appropriate, evaluate the outcome before going to full deployment and implementation.The use of pilot spaces also allow user groups to test and develop design principles and planning standards for use in other locations.