How do you measure impact?

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What is this?

We want to create buildings, brands, and shared experience with fresh eyes – yours.

These questions relate to what we're asking ourselves in each of our offices. If you see something that sparks your curiosity, tell us what you think. You can check out other people's contributions by viewing all responses.

A single comment, a debate or a consensus could cause a shift, that shifts everything.

Welcome to the conversation.

All Responses
  1. How do you measure impact?
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    By analyzing the outcome of the change
  2. How do you measure impact?
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    70F architecture, Flamingo Visitor Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  3. How do you measure impact?
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    by the way people will talk about it 5 years later
  4. How do you measure impact?
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    meaning
  5. How do you measure impact?
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    kg m s−1
  6. How do you measure impact?
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    a smile
  7. How do you measure impact?
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    vancouver
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    art for social change
  9. How do you measure impact?
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    by seeing the change
  10. How do you measure impact?
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    dfd
  11. How do you measure impact?
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    Change of thought
  12. How do you measure impact?
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    Community response and adoption
  13. How do you measure impact?
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    interaction
  14. How do you measure impact?
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    with the amount of negative response
  15. How do you measure impact?
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    with hapiness
  16. How do you measure impact?
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    health care
  17. How do you measure impact?
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    by how an action affects (either positively or negatively) those around me
  18. How do you measure impact?
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    inclusion
  19. How do you measure impact?
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    By seeing the result
  20. How do you measure impact?
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    community ownership and use
  21. How do you measure impact?
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    repeated testing
  22. How do you measure impact?
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    satisfaction
  23. How do you measure impact?
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    By following an idea, implementing it and continue to follow to see the success and how that help the community and the environment. Small changes make a difference without people noticing, sometimes
  24. How do you measure impact?
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    outcome
  25. How do you measure impact?
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    By observing to what extent the lives of individuals shift
  26. How do you measure impact?
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    Change in Community
  27. How do you measure impact?
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    Through getting feedback from the community that was affected
  28. How do you measure impact?
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    smiles
  29. How do you measure impact?
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    University
  30. How do you measure impact?
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    With qualitative and quantitative research
  31. How do you measure impact?
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    Notebook
  32. How do you measure impact?
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    the amount of influence it has on a community
  33. How do you measure impact?
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    Through observing the outcome?!
  34. How do you measure impact?
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    responsibility
  35. How do you measure impact?
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    ruler
  36. How do you measure impact?
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    depends on the font, kerning, size, and style of the text.
  37. How do you measure impact?
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    by observing results defined by description of the desired impact.
  38. How do you measure impact?
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    Making change
  39. How do you measure impact?
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    Analysis of results
  40. How do you measure impact?
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    Kelowna
  41. How do you measure impact?
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    Quality of Life Index
  42. How do you measure impact?
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    duchess park
  43. How do you measure impact?
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    Library
  44. How do you measure impact?
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    change
  45. How do you measure impact?
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    I consider the entire context, every party touched and look at the cumulative experience
  46. How do you measure impact?
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    By estimating the counterfactual in design
  47. How do you measure impact?
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    socially , physically and emotionally
  48. How do you measure impact?
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    Analysis
  49. How do you measure impact?
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    Kk
  50. How do you measure impact?
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    team
  51. How do you measure impact?
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    what are you doing
  52. How do you measure impact?
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    welcome
  53. How do you measure impact?
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    use
  54. How do you measure impact?
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    dada
  55. How do you measure impact?
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    farting too much
  56. How do you measure impact?
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    through meaningful projects which being about change
  57. How do you measure impact?
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    artist in residence
  58. How do you measure impact?
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    hillcrest centre
  59. How do you measure impact?
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    House
  60. How do you measure impact?
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    car
  61. How do you measure impact?
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    pool
  62. How do you measure impact?
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    By the number of trees.
  63. How do you measure impact?
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    emotion
  64. How do you measure impact?
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    force
  65. How do you measure impact?
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    by how it brings hope and happiness
  66. How do you measure impact?
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    ?
  67. How do you measure impact?
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    uniqueness
  68. How do you measure impact?
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    by how easily I can recall something
  69. How do you measure impact?
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    positive, tangible differences in the lives of people
  70. How do you measure impact?
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    The Butterfly Effect
  71. How do you measure impact?
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    design guide
  72. How do you measure impact?
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    Peoples opinion before, during, after
  73. How do you measure impact?
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    the size of the hole afterwards
  74. How do you measure impact?
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    Number of people made lastingly happier
  75. How do you measure impact?
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    by talking to the most affected communities first
  76. How do you measure impact?
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    community
  77. How do you measure impact?
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    feedback
  78. How do you measure impact?
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    not sure
  79. How do you measure impact?
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    cats
  80. How do you measure impact?
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    Wider impact through the general social conscious, or data.
  81. How do you measure impact?
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    outcome.
  82. How do you measure impact?
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    effect on one's memory
  83. How do you measure impact?
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    in newtons.
  84. How do you measure impact?
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    emotional response
  85. How do you measure impact?
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    career
  86. How do you measure impact?
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    wellness
  87. How do you measure impact?
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    outcome. results. tangible and intangible ones
  88. How do you measure impact?
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    depends. but everything, if possible should be considered
  89. How do you measure impact?
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    seeing tiny changes
  90. How do you measure impact?
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    happiness
  91. How do you measure impact?
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    ripple effect
  92. How do you measure impact?
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    dont know
  93. How do you measure impact?
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    thoughtfulness
  94. How do you measure impact?
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    inspiring others
  95. How do you measure impact?
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    Observation
  96. How do you measure impact?
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    happiness index
  97. How do you measure impact?
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    in whatever way that works to mirror the complexity of desired impact
  98. How do you measure impact?
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    with love
  99. How do you measure impact?
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    The amount of people touched by an action or change
  100. How do you measure impact?
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    with an impactometer
  101. How do you measure impact?
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    conversation
  102. How do you measure impact?
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    Data, numbers, facts, you know how we've been doing it for a millennia or two
  103. How do you measure impact?
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    Comfort
  104. How do you measure impact?
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    people
  105. How do you measure impact?
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    E = 1/2 m v2
  106. How do you measure impact?
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    USER FEEDBACK
  107. How do you measure impact?
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    By the ability to reach a diverse range of people, communities, pets, etc
  108. How do you measure impact?
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    by looking backwards
  109. How do you measure impact?
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    Impact is measured by its outcome
  110. How do you measure impact?
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    by smiles of the councils that voted in favor of the specific project.
  111. How do you measure impact?
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    will people show up to my funeral?
  112. How do you measure impact?
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    Diversity of interest
  113. How do you measure impact?
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    evaluating core variables
  114. How do you measure impact?
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    changed lives
  115. How do you measure impact?
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    emotions
  116. How do you measure impact?
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    footprint
  117. How do you measure impact?
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    in smiles :)
  118. How do you measure impact?
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    Sorry, I've no clue
  119. How do you measure impact?
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    The size of the crater left behind
  120. How do you measure impact?
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    ask people their opinion
  121. How do you measure impact?
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    By setting out very clear measurables before starting.
  122. How do you measure impact?
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    ecologic
  123. How do you measure impact?
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    how it makes me feel
  124. How do you measure impact?
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    Knowing how many people are happy with the result
  125. How do you measure impact?
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    number
  126. How do you measure impact?
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    positive change in hearts and minds
  127. How do you measure impact?
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    by positive change
  128. How do you measure impact?
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    Environment
  129. How do you measure impact?
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    Results
  130. How do you measure impact?
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    by the reaction
  131. How do you measure impact?
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    thoughts of other people
  132. How do you measure impact?
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    math
  133. How do you measure impact?
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    creativity
  134. How do you measure impact?
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    by how much love shared throughout the world
  135. How do you measure impact?
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    Through the positive ripple effect it creates
  136. How do you measure impact?
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    with a seismometer
  137. How do you measure impact?
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    humphrey bogart
  138. How do you measure impact?
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    by looking at people reaction
  139. How do you measure impact?
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    community coming alive
  140. How do you measure impact?
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    Ask people who might be impacted
  141. How do you measure impact?
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    Reaction
  142. How do you measure impact?
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    when there is a social behavior change
  143. How do you measure impact?
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    by jumping and then measuring
  144. How do you measure impact?
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    money
  145. How do you measure impact?
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    New friendships formed
  146. How do you measure impact?
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    hugs

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