How design thinking can get more from urban space

August 28, 2018 Sanjana Saluja

From building community centers to office spaces, governments and companies have been turning to so-called design thinking to shape experiences for the better. JLL Real Views explores what design thinking is all about.

Design thinking is a problem-solving method. It applies the design process – from creating ideas to testing their functionality – to business and social issues.

Tech firms such as Google have used it to structure its work environment and focus on the employee experiences. Cities like Dublin and Singapore have actively embraced it to reimagine civic life for its residents.

“There is a clear business advantage to design thinking – meaning thinking creatively and taking a human-centric approach to solve problems,” says Tim Kobe, CEO and Founder of Eight Inc.

Click here to find out how design thinking can impact urban planning and work environments.

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