What would your city look like if it used the best ideas available today? What would your organization look like? What effect would a policy change bring in the lives of everyone around you?
An inspiring vision brings energy, commitment and dedication. Except has over 10 years of experience in developing inspiring visions of a sustainable, equitable and viable future, and we love doing it!
Developing a future vision is the first step in discovering new directions for the issues we deal with today. Our team of experts on the built environment, industry, business, trends and policy work with you to create viable visions that are carried by stakeholders and inspires for years to come.
Choosing the right way to express a vision is an important part of achieving positive results. Visions can be developed in the form of documents, imagery, movies, websites and stories, and we work together with you to choose the right medium.
A vision can only truly inspire if it has a chance of becoming reality, otherwise it's just a pipe dream. That's why we think a vision is not something you develop simply by fantasizing, but by using selections of the best new developments that are currently taking place, combining them with expert knowledge and a critical eye, and extrapolating them to future scenario's.
A vision is the first step, after which various options can be explored to realize it. Part of our visioning process is developing a pathway from where we are now, so that future visions can become tomorrow's reality. This can include business modeling, strategy, stakeholder involvement, engineering, design and custom research.
The world is changing rapidly. What could your business look like in 10, 20 or 50 years when you optimally adapt to the revolutions of today?
Explore the pathways to resilient and profitable business, while contributing to a sustainable society.
Our communities are alive, adapting to changes in society rapidly, making new living environments possible. What would your city or community look like if it would use the best ideas available?
Explore smart and sustainable communities and create an inspiring vision for people to believe in.
The world of stuff is changing: closed loops, supply chain interactions, new technologies, restrictions on facilities and new market opportunities.
How will your industry change to adapt to the challenges that await us? And how can you adapt to take the lead?
In times of need, people look to government and institutions for answers. The world of policy is increasinly complex, while in need of new ideas and new directions on how to move forward for long term benefit.
Developing a future vision for policy development creates clarity, understanding and support for strong policy ideas.
This project features a remarkably integrated design for downtown Shanghai: combining cutting edge sustainable design with exciting urban places, closed loop metabolism, urban agriculture and vertical farms, entrepreneurial opportunities and tight integration with social layers of the city.
The urban master plan concerns major parts of Shanghai, and focuses on a specific site, adjecent to Nanjing roads and featuring historic Lilong housing, as an example of its integrated sustainable development.
The Hortus Celestia is a vertical farm tower, designed for Naaldwijk, the Netherlands. The tower rises 28 stories high above the greenhouse-filled landscape, offering 14 farming floors with embedded expo centers.
The tower functions as a demonstration center for innovative Dutch greenhouse industry partners, and attracts international visitors from around the globe.