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Posted on 20th Jun 2022

The Significance of People in the Creation of Social Value

This year the SVUK Thought Leadership Group on the Social Value of the Design and Use of Buildings and Places is running 3 sessions under the theme "The Significance of People in the Creation of Social Value".

Session 1: Introduction – The Importance of People

The first session was held on May 18th 2022 and covered general issues relating to people and social value, such as what to ask and when, how to improve inclusion, tools and methodologies, and taking a long-term view.

The session had four speakers and 54 attendees

Recording of session 1 can be accessed here

Content slides from session 1 can be accessed here

Session 2: Asking the Right Questions During Briefing and Design Stages

Session 2 will be held on Wednesday 20t July from 12:00 – 13:00 BST (UTC +1).

The session will cover:

  • The importance of existing context and background
  • Establishing a baseline in the community
  • Understanding hopes, fears and needs
  • Collaborating with existing local groups
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Using stakeholder feedback effectively

Book Your Free Place for Session 2 Here.

Session 3: Asking the Right Questions During the Occupation and Use Stage

The final session in this 3-part series will be conducted on Wednesday 5th October 2022 at 12:00 – 13:00 BST (UTC +1).

The session will cover:

  • Setting targets with people in mind
  • Calculating social impact using people’s experiences
  • Stories, anecdotes and other information from “real people”
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Using stakeholder feedback effectively

Book Your Free Place for Session 3 Here.

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