The disruptive business environment of the past fourteen months, has raised questions about how construction and architectural firms in Crete, Greece can thrive in the future.
ARENCOS has investigated the sector’s experience and the performance of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to conclude that firms can create value by taking advantage of new technologies and practises for healthy and dynamic growth in the long term.
This report offers a broad perspective on the principle of empathetic design. A complete empathic design practise involves a holistic investigation and constructive dialogue with the end-users to understand their needs, requirements and behaviour to produce a design outcome of excellence.
It then identifies the synergies shaping the practise’s future and offers an outlook for the future trends in the architectural design.
It ends with a discussion of how small and medium-sized construction and architectural businesses can prepare to thrive in the coming years.