Buildings have a major impact on the people who use them. Therefore, also on the results of the processes in…
René P.M. Stevens MSc Arch/MBA
René P.M. Stevens MSc Arch/MBA
‘Grownup’ taste maker with a
‘Start-up’ curiosity and drive.
ATELIER V, a trendsetting firm in energy balancing of learn/work environments. The interaction and synergy between people and the physical and digital learn/work environment forms the red thread at corporate/public real estate management (CREM/PREM) and Facility Management (FM).
The physical environment (Real Estate & Facility Management), is one of the critical secondary business processes. It requires integration and consistency with other business processes such as ICT, Human resources, Finance and the associated systems. So that in addition to support of the primary process, the internal information and external accountability are in order.
Real estate strategy is, by definition, a derivative of the organization policy. Review of workplace performance should therefore understand how strategic policy goals are facilitated.
We help you improve your learn/work environment by sharing our knowledge and insights.
We innovate by doing.
From the organization‘s objectives and latest workplace trends, ATELIER V develops and implements, as a business consultant architect, strategies for the use of accommodation, real estate and the built environment. Our passion is to find the balance of reason and emotion, of mind and heart, tangible and intangible. Ever seen from the standpoint of the users of the built environment, people.
Creating a learn/work environment is both a logical and emotional one. The rule of balance the logical mind with the emotional heart. Left brain logic and right brain desire.
The balance between the axis Effectiveness versus Efficiency and the axis Evidence versus Engagement. These four E’s form an interdependent system, all capable of being regulated in order to maintain homeostasis in the learn/work environment eco-system.
A learn/work environment is more than a collection of ‘workplaces’. It is all about ‘places that work’; inspiring environments that generate energy, where people meet, collaborate and exchange knowledge and information. The environment is a catalyst for people’s performance and therefore has a strategic impact. The ‘E’ of real estate is an integrated learn/work environment ecosystem to add value since this is the key to any success.
“If you change the environment, you change the people.”
(R. Buckminster Fuller)
An adequate learn/work environment has two sides. One side is about achieving an optimum between educational effectiveness and cost efficiency. How close is the performance of the learn/work environment to the requirements of education, versus how much money is available to achieve this result and when and for how long should the result be delivered?
The other side concerns the tension between (risk) manageability (being in control) and engagement (satisfaction with the learn/work environment) of the users. What level of control is needed, what can go wrong? How can it be prevented or mitigated to ensure the desired satisfaction and involvement of users? The two sides are perpendicular axises.
The whole is more than the sum of its parts. Learn/work environment as enabler, not just a cost centre. The environment impacts the human psyche. An holistic approach of the physical, digital and social work environment is a ‘power house’, you can literally transform your business with an integrated learn/work environment.
Understanding the complex interrelationship in the eco-system of the learn/work environment supports better decision making.
Are you an end user in the role of tenant or owner-user, below you find a selection of our service with which we can unburden you. As a strategic consultant or as an interim manager.
We turn learn/work environment into a business asset in which not only Finance and Operations, the task side, play a role, but also Sales & Marketing and Human Resources, the human side. Both sides are integrally involved in our advice.
In memoriam: Paul de Blot (15 May 1924 – 15 December 2019) Inspirator and mentor Prof Dr Paul de Blot…
A multi-disciplinary approach is at the heart of what we do. It enables us to take a holistic view when developing any opportunity. It allows us to challenge and re-frame each problem we address.
Our passion is to develop and implement strategies for the learn/work environment based on organizational objectives and environmental trends. A learn/work environment where people and organizations can ‘recharge’ themselves to create value together. A living environment that gives you energy as a person (and organization) and that is also energy neutral in use.
We cannot do this alone and that is why we strongly believe in partnerships. We are part of a tribe of collaborating interdisciplinary specialist agencies and independent professionals. Connected from the vision of involving the users as much as possible in their learn/work environment.