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.
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.
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 brings the future into the present. We need to understand how our decisions today can actually improve life tomorrow.
Tapping into the wisdom of the crowd leads to better results. We design all our engagement activities to connect with this wisdom.
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.
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News & Views
What’s going on.
A Threshold of Responsibility in Community EngagementMarch 1, 2016
There has been an increasing focus on how communities are engaged in discussions of city building. As more and more of…Read More
The benefits of working in isolation (sometimes)February 22, 2016
At Intelligent Futures, we use a very flexible work model. We don’t have set hours — people have different rythms so they can…Read More
IF’s 10 rules for workshop design & facilitationFebruary 12, 2016
“There are some general rules that we follow consistently at Intelligent Futures to help design and deliver experiences that benefit the…Read More
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You can find us at:
1221 B Kensington Road Northwest
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 3P8