Case Studies

SWECO training workshop

Year
2012

Project Director
Anna Rose

Client
SWECO

Space Syntax offers a range of training programs, tailored to user needs. A three-day training workshop was arranged for 7 staff members from different groups within SWECO, the Swedish engineering company. The event was designed to provide hands-on technical software training, as well as training in the theoretical concepts underlying the Space Syntax approach. The workshop program was structured around a live project, the Metborgatsplatsen in the Södermalm area of Stockholm.

The main training objectives were:

–  to introduce Space Syntax planning and design principles and project methodology

–  to develop technical skills and knowledge to conduct spatial analysis using Space Syntax modelling technology

–  to disseminate knowledge necessary to interpret the results of the analysis to inform strategic, evidence-based design development of urban projects

–  to visit a selection of Space Syntax projects that have been realised in London.

The participants were privately funded through FFNS foundation for innovation and collaboration.
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“The training was excellent: The content and format with a brief instruction at first along with project specific questions was well executed along with your instructions of how to model correctly. We’ve now a better understanding about the importance of correct modelling.”
Urban Planner
SWECO

“Thank you for three truly inspiring days! Using our own site from Stockholm was really good.”
Transport Planner
SWECO