Our 2019 Design Forecast Highlights The Trends That Will Shape Design In The Coming Decade
RHFC Design Forecast, taps the collective intelligence of our collaborative team. Focused on the intersection of business and design, it provides a quick and comprehensive guide to what’s ahead. Unique among design firms, RHFC works with a cross section of the biosphere economy. This exposes us to the issues driving change across our clients’ markets.
RHFC Design Forecast distills this into several significant trends. It draws on the insights we’ve gained with our clients, turning these trends into their competitive advantage. We focus on transforming aspects of our client’s businesses to help them achieve their goals and strategies. In this sense, we are business innovators, leveraging design’s power to change the game.
Our Design Forecast captures the demands of local and global practice areas. This is the solution our clients depend on every day to bring their projects and programs to fruition, deliver value on a planetary basis, and most of all learn from the experience and apply it to the future. We're honored to share this forecast with you and invite you to join the conversation in 2019.
In Malaysia, government at every level is looking for ways to provide services at lower cost. Following the lead of the federal government, its regional and local agency are implementing new development strategiesand integrating joint venture partnership.To address the limits of public sector budgets, governments will increasingly be partnering with private-sector developers, facility managers, and other providers. While competitively chosen, these partners will be brought into projects earlier as advisors on portfolio strategy.
Economic trends embarks on strategic partnerships with various organisationsto ensure every projects initiatives reach the intended target. The strategic partnership will formed based on their expertise in the subject matter and their expertise with the projects involved.
Today’s business and civic leaders are interested in learning how they can restructure their organizations and communities to become more resourceful, resilient and regenerative.
How design addresses value goes beyond the financial. Holistic measures of ROI provide greater transparency about how real estate assets perform at a purchasing power, market –trend –demand.
Place And Experience Are Combining In New Ways To Redefine Leisure For A New Generation Of Customers.
Resilience is the design problem par excellence. At every scale—from kitchens and living to regions, cities, and towns—more is understood today about the different factors that contribute to it. The challenges ahead are complex, but it’s society’s biggest opportunity—an urgent set of problems that need holistic design thinking, active management and stewardship, and a willingness to cooperate for the common good. If we get it right, prosperity and a high quality of life will follow.
The Proliferation of Digital Media Creates Unique Challenges and Opportunities for Built Environment Marketing : Tech is fixated on metrics, so it wants real-time building data. Tech disrupts, so it’s questioning how buildings work. That means rethinking their performance and exploring innovations like untethered power. Tech is wide open to change, so it’s prepared to support a range of work styles that includemaking and thinking.
The revitalization of assets able to foster the economic and social growth to be more resilient with the stabilization efforts of sustainable needs and as a solution behind today’s development crisis.
Urbanization means that city regions are the engines of the wider economy. They have to balance the demands of the future with the realities of the present, and contend with very different challenges. This require strategies that range from mixed-use “vertical cities” to fine-grained development that effectively addresses the cultural context.
People will pay more for an experience. That’s increasingly true today as affluence is buoyedby a rising global middle class. Travel trends, like vacationing with the extended family, are addressed. Hotels are often “home away,” so they’re making space and adding warmth. Well-being is a priority: fitness, healthy food, and wellness options are attractors. Sustainable is important to match with values. Hospitality brands know that guests engage with them before they arrive. By focusing on the relationship, they set the stage for residences and other products.
The success of mixed-use buildings will be measured by how well they attract and support tenants, and how well they fit with and enliven the city at their feet. Tomorrow’s mixed-use building will anchor districts that are diverse, walkable, and transit served.