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Reach your potential as a city-maker


Make an impact in your city with Agile City-making

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Reach your potential as a city-maker


Make an impact in your city with Agile City-making

Schedule an initial consultation

The City is your project

If you’re a leader in urban development you’re driven to make a better world for current and future generations. Yet, city-making is full of challenges and it’s easy to be overwhelmed.

We understand what’s it’s like to struggle with inadequate resources and processes, organisational change, and politics. In the worst case scenario these challenges can extinguish your passion for city-making.


Make an impact with our three step plan:

1. Engage

2. Accelerate

3. Adapt

We care about your success. Increase your agility and create time to lead, influence, and build relationships by following a simple three step plan.

Through a customised plan, you’ll direct all our capabilities in human-centred design, urban design, strategy, and start-up methods to make progress on your goals.


Here are the benefits

 
 
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Eliminate project delays and get time back.

 
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Gain Flexibility to change your priorities and control of our resources.

 
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Have Certainty about the speed of implementation and costs in advance.

 

Agile-city making frees you to focus on your most important work

As a City-maker in the era of digital transformation you need to master strategy, agility, and network power. This means:

  • Knowing where you are going but being flexible in how to get there.

  • Inspiring, influencing, and connecting people.

You don’t need to feel overwhelmed. You can reach your potential as a city-maker and make an impact on your city.


What people say about Urban Kin

[They] Understand the big picture and look for innovative solutions.
— Andy Gowland-Douglas, CEO
Critical and innovative design thinking and agile co-creation.
— Dave Charnley, Urban designer
Great workshopping skills that create an engaging environment.
— Keegan Aplin-Thane, Place facilitator and urban planner

Take the first step and share your goals

Schedule a discussion where we’ll learn about your goals and challenges. This meeting takes 30 minutes to 1 hour and is free of cost and obligation.

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Agile City-making Plan


Make progress on your goals. Make an impact in your city.

Schedule an initial consultation

Agile City-making Plan


Make progress on your goals. Make an impact in your city.

Schedule an initial consultation

An Agile City-making Plan follows three simple steps:

1. Engage

2. Accelerate

3. Adapt

You have big goals for your city and work-life. To help you reach your potential we’ll customise an Agile City-making Plan that:

  • Guides you on the journey of making a great city and delighting citizens and customers.

  • Gives you convenient access to all our design capabilities.

  • Uses start-up methods to avoid waste effort, learn in the real world, and make progress faster.


AGILE CITY-MAKING PLAN

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Step 1 - Engage

Initial consultation

A discussion where we’ll learn about your goals and challenges. This meeting takes 30 minutes to 1 hour and is free of cost and obligation.

Proposal and Contract

  • Confirm your goals.

  • Review recommended work packages and choose a Service Plan.

  • Sign a contract.


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Step 2 - Accelerate

On-boarding

  • Confirm details of work packages, tasks and deadlines.

  • Agree initial priorities.

  • Agree project management rhythm.

COLLABORATION

  • We commence tasks and sub-tasks. You supply inputs as required.

  • You review and sign-off completed tasks.

  • We support you through important project milestones.

  • You re-prioritise work-packages at any time.


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Step 3 - Adapt

Monthly Retrospective Meeting

  • Review progress and update goals.

  • Add / remove work packages.

Accelerate or Adapt decision

Decide at end of month to:

  • Upgrade Service Plan and speed up execution.

  • Maintain Service Plan and continue at same pace.

  • Downgrade Service Plan and slow down execution.

  • Pause Service Plan.


Thrive in an evolving environment

Avoid getting overwhelmed and gain control by accessing our services to increase your agility. Create time to lead, influence, and build relationships. Reach your potential as a city-maker and make an impact in your city.

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Extend your capabilities


Make progress on your goals. Make an impact in your city.

Schedule an initial consultation

Extend your capabilities


Make progress on your goals. Make an impact in your city.

Schedule an initial consultation

City-making in the era of digital transformation.

Cities evolve and what customers value changes too. The pace of change is rapid. To stay relevant you must make progress on your big goals.

You need to learn new skills to thrive. Get convenient access to all our capabilities through a three step plan.

HUman-centred design

Create value for customers and citizens. Use empathy and insights into human behaviour and culture.

URBAN DESIGN

Enable citizens and businesses to thrive. Understand, create, and adapt cities.

START-UP methods

Search for a successful and repeatable strategy. Be creative, run experiments, and turn assumptions into facts.