• Intelligent Futures is a team of planners, designers,
    and urbanists in Calgary, Canada.

Together, we can build a more intelligent future.

We believe that a more creative and collaborative approach is needed to build a better tomorrow. It informs everything we do. We love working in the space between professions and coming up with outstanding results for the clients and communities we work in.

Design

Good design is critical to effective communications and gaining buy-in. That’s why design thinking and principles of good design are integrated into everything we do.

Strategy

Strategic thinking is about understanding the most important things that need to happen. That’s why we take a strategy-first approach to all our work.

Sustainability

Sustainability brings the future into the present. We need to understand how our decisions today can actually improve life tomorrow.

Engagement

Tapping into the wisdom of the crowd leads to better results. We design all our engagement activities to connect with this wisdom.

Urbanism

Over half of us now live in cities and nearly three-quarters of us will by 2050. Finding solutions for how we can all live together is essential.

Our work thrives where these points converge.

Our Team

Meet the folks who make Intelligent Futures what it is.
John Lewis
President & Founder
Jackie Brown
Communications Lead
Cassandra Caiger
Engagement & Sustainability Coordinator
Jeff Robson
Design Lead
Chad Peters
Planner / Designer
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80,000

engagement ideas shared since 2014.

40,000

engagement participants since 2014.

45

indicators developed since 2014.

3

bottles of bourbon in the office.

News & Views

What’s going on.
Why RFPs often suck (and how to make them better)
October 23, 2016

Most of us have a complicated relationship with Request for Proposals (RFPs). Speaking with the folks who issue them and those…

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John goes to San Francisco as a participant in the inaugural IDEO U Impact House
October 4, 2016

From October 30 to November 6, John Lewis will be participating in the Impact House – an initiative of the University…

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Meet the Intelligent Futures League of Engagement
October 4, 2016

Since its inception, Intelligent Futures has been committed to honest, authentic conversations that help build communities. In all our engagement projects,…

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Contact Us

Want to learn more? Drop us a line!


You can find us at:

1221 B Kensington Road Northwest
Calgary, Alberta, Canada  T2N 3P8