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 how easily I can recall something
  2. How do you measure impact?
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    positive, tangible differences in the lives of people
  3. How do you measure impact?
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    The Butterfly Effect
  4. How do you measure impact?
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    design guide
  5. How do you measure impact?
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    Peoples opinion before, during, after
  6. How do you measure impact?
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    the size of the hole afterwards
  7. How do you measure impact?
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    Number of people made lastingly happier
  8. How do you measure impact?
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    by talking to the most affected communities first
  9. How do you measure impact?
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    community
  10. How do you measure impact?
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    feedback
  11. How do you measure impact?
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    not sure
  12. How do you measure impact?
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    cats
  13. How do you measure impact?
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    Wider impact through the general social conscious, or data.
  14. How do you measure impact?
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    outcome.
  15. How do you measure impact?
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    effect on one's memory
  16. How do you measure impact?
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    in newtons.
  17. How do you measure impact?
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    emotional response
  18. How do you measure impact?
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    career
  19. How do you measure impact?
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    wellness
  20. How do you measure impact?
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    outcome. results. tangible and intangible ones
  21. How do you measure impact?
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    depends. but everything, if possible should be considered
  22. How do you measure impact?
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    seeing tiny changes
  23. How do you measure impact?
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    happiness
  24. How do you measure impact?
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    ripple effect
  25. How do you measure impact?
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    dont know
  26. How do you measure impact?
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    thoughtfulness
  27. How do you measure impact?
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    inspiring others
  28. How do you measure impact?
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    Observation
  29. How do you measure impact?
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    happiness index
  30. How do you measure impact?
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    in whatever way that works to mirror the complexity of desired impact
  31. How do you measure impact?
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    with love
  32. How do you measure impact?
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    The amount of people touched by an action or change
  33. How do you measure impact?
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    with an impactometer
  34. How do you measure impact?
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    conversation
  35. 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
  36. How do you measure impact?
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    Comfort
  37. How do you measure impact?
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    people
  38. How do you measure impact?
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    E = 1/2 m v2
  39. How do you measure impact?
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    USER FEEDBACK
  40. How do you measure impact?
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    By the ability to reach a diverse range of people, communities, pets, etc
  41. How do you measure impact?
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    by looking backwards
  42. How do you measure impact?
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    Impact is measured by its outcome
  43. How do you measure impact?
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    by smiles of the councils that voted in favor of the specific project.
  44. How do you measure impact?
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    will people show up to my funeral?
  45. How do you measure impact?
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    Diversity of interest
  46. How do you measure impact?
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    evaluating core variables
  47. How do you measure impact?
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    changed lives
  48. How do you measure impact?
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    emotions
  49. How do you measure impact?
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    footprint
  50. How do you measure impact?
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    in smiles :)
  51. How do you measure impact?
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    Sorry, I've no clue
  52. How do you measure impact?
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    The size of the crater left behind
  53. How do you measure impact?
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    ask people their opinion
  54. How do you measure impact?
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    By setting out very clear measurables before starting.
  55. How do you measure impact?
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    ecologic
  56. How do you measure impact?
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    how it makes me feel
  57. How do you measure impact?
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    Knowing how many people are happy with the result
  58. How do you measure impact?
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    number
  59. How do you measure impact?
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    positive change in hearts and minds
  60. How do you measure impact?
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    by positive change
  61. How do you measure impact?
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    Environment
  62. How do you measure impact?
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    Results
  63. How do you measure impact?
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    by the reaction
  64. How do you measure impact?
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    thoughts of other people
  65. How do you measure impact?
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    math
  66. How do you measure impact?
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    creativity
  67. How do you measure impact?
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    by how much love shared throughout the world
  68. How do you measure impact?
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    Through the positive ripple effect it creates
  69. How do you measure impact?
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    with a seismometer
  70. How do you measure impact?
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    humphrey bogart
  71. How do you measure impact?
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    by looking at people reaction
  72. How do you measure impact?
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    community coming alive
  73. How do you measure impact?
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    Ask people who might be impacted
  74. How do you measure impact?
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    Reaction
  75. How do you measure impact?
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    when there is a social behavior change
  76. How do you measure impact?
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    by jumping and then measuring
  77. How do you measure impact?
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    money
  78. How do you measure impact?
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    New friendships formed
  79. How do you measure impact?
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    hugs

We hope this experiment tilts perspectives and inspires curiosity and conversation about the built environment.

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