future-trends and themes; international benchmarking; opportunity analysis; policy reviews; stakeholder mapping; SWOTs; market analysis; brand essence; evaluation of place, plans, development proposals local economy and community.
creative workshops; scenario-building; stakeholder process; brand analysis; plan and development ‘drivers’; values and principles; Design & Community Enquiries; Sustainability Symposia.
policy reviews and improvements; project and sustainability protocols; credible quick-fix plan changes; integrating sustainability in plans, spatial scoping and masterplans; building stakeholder understanding and enthusiasm; carbon, food, green infrastructure, energy, waste and water strategies; planning for delivery and quality
framework and masterplanning; design principles; design for resilience; public realm; open and productive green space typologies; sustainable movement; streets; architecture; housing typologies; high level design reviews – delivered in-house or with our network of collaborators
Finance & delivery:
incorporating whole-life values & economics into financial models and business plans; formulating design and performance codes; conceiving estate and stewardship models; building complex alliances and partnerships; formulating development plans and delivery strategies; leading design processes; helping clients select and run inter-disciplinary design/professional teams and processes.