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SURVEY REPORT

Space Planning Problems Solved

Lambent conducted a survey asking senior leaders charged with redesigning offices and planning the corporate and college campuses of the future about the challenges they face. See how your organization stacks up when it comes to top space planning issues.

AN OVERWHELMING MAJORITY

9 OUT OF 10

SENIOR LEADERS SAY THEY DON’T HAVE

THE DATA THEY NEED TO MAKE

SMART DECISIONS ABOUT SPACE

Space Planning Chaos Reigns Supreme

of education space planners

say managing return to

campus solutions has been a

challenge.

of corporate space planners

say managing return to

work solutions has been a

challenge.

Space Needs are Evolving Quickly

The space planning challenges are impacting both corporate and education sectors alike.

What are their post-pandemic space planning concerns?

CORPORATE

Satisfying new
return-to-work directives

Creating an equitable work
environment

Balancing hoteling versus
cubicle allocation

Reallocating extra space
for new needs

EDUCATION

Coordinating online versus
on-campus instruction

Balancing owned, leased,
and rented spaces

Maintaining social distancing
during a return to full, normal
use of campus spaces

Hybrid Work Leaves Space Planners Juggling

Space Planners find themselves at the center of space allocation disputes like never before.

For 9 In 10 Space Planners, Utilization
Management Is Something They Need To Have

Help! Space Planners Agree They
Need Help With The Following Challenges

Discovering the most
efficient use of space

Finding enough
space for different
programs, activities
and/or departments

Finding the appropriate
space based on the
number of people

Managing
technological
challenges

Mitigating space cost/
budget constraints

Managing health and
safety protocols

Discovering the most
efficient use of space

Finding enough
space for different
programs, activities
and/or departments

Finding the appropriate
space based on the
number of people

Managing
technological
challenges

Mitigating space cost/
budget constraints

Managing health and
safety protocols

Space Planners Need Smarter Tools

Spatial intelligence data is currently cobbled together by a variety of moment-in-time data points. None of these provide strategic space planners with the information they need.

Intelligent Space Planning Closes the Gap

Space Planners say…

AI is Part of the Solution

Space planners in business and higher education are interested in using AI to address their space utilization challenges.

Corporate Space Planners

Higher Ed Space Planners

* Lambent survey conducted between April 28 and May 19 2022 of 255 individuals who are in a role that oversees space planning and usage for their company or their college/university to see how they are dealing with the changing world of community building and in-person work and learning environments. © 2022 Armored Things. All Rights Reserved