Archives for June 2014

Ten years of time utilisation studies

Dark = percent of time occupied; medium = percent of time temporarily occupied; light = percent of time empty. Looking back to when we (then DEGW, now Strategy Plus at AECOM) carried out the first Time Utilisation Survey (TUS) for IBM in the early 1990s, we didn’t realise that it would become the start of […]

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It’s all about experience

I was recently approached by Building Design magazine – hot on the heels of the launch in May of our See Further magazine – who wanted to publish a shortened version of the article Albert de Plazaola and I wrote outlining our views on “experience design.” It reminded me how especially relevant this issue is for occupiers […]

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Suburbs or city center?

Left to right: Panelists Neeraj Bhatia, Alexa Arena, and Andrew Laing. Urbanism, the future of work, and the implications of both for real estate were top of mind when the Strategy Plus team hosted a Think+Drink event in AECOM’s San Francisco office earlier this month. The “thinking” portion of the event, attended by more than […]

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