Smart spaces & places

A blog brought to you by Chris Kane 

BELFAST & BOSTON: BEING BRILLIANT TOGETHER!

Whilst participating in last week’s Homecoming Event in Belfast I really felt the power and potential of linking people and place. The Belfast International Homecoming, now in its fifth year, is a three-day event of conferences and events hosted by the city, which...

IN CONVERSATION WITH THE FUTURE

Occasionally I’m given the chance to visit universities and get the opportunity to talk to students, something which I always find an eye-opener in a positive way. Since I always come away learning something new for myself and getting a glimpse of the world through...

WHY IS PLACEMAKING SO HOT RIGHT NOW?

Recently I’ve noticed a noticeable increase in the mainstream press and social media on the importance of placemaking; making me wonder why has it become so topical now and what are the driving factors behind the buzz? Reading London’s popular Evening Standard...

latest articles

Letter  to the edge #4 –  ramblings from an up-side-down colony

Letter to the edge #4 – ramblings from an up-side-down colony

Dear Steve Thanks for agreeing to be my workplace pen pal it will be interesting to see where our conversations take us.  It was really nice to get your response and I have included it in my reply as other readers may be curious. It seems to me that your response...

Through the looking glass…

Through the looking glass…

When Alice steps through the looking glass, she finds a strange mysterious world. Lots of things look familiar, but nothing is quite as it seems. It’s an alternative universe... where things are contrary to the real world... where things are not as they should be....

Letter to the edge #3 – the wood from the trees

Letter to the edge #3 – the wood from the trees

Reflecting on the insights gleaned from my participation in the recent Smart Working Summit reminded me of the great session we had together in Melbourne last June. Although separated by 10,000+ miles its remarkable how many similarities exists when it comes to...

Building Bridges – Dismantling Silos – What do Millenias Want?

Building Bridges – Dismantling Silos – What do Millenias Want?

Guest Blogpost by Ashley Muller As a representative of the millennial generation, alarm bells started to go off in my head when these above words were being tossed around. What does all this have to do with anything? It seemed way over my head. It may have had to do...

Coalition of the Convinced – A new dawn?

Coalition of the Convinced – A new dawn?

London, 200 Aldersgate, Wednesday 5th October, something special was born as a spin off from the Smart Working Summit – a diverse group of people found common purpose.  We concluded that we could all benefit from setting aside our silos and building bridges to new,...

about chris

Instigator, Integrator and Interpreter, ex head of Corporate Real Estate at BBC Workplace, and now living a portfolio life. Interested in 21st Century workplaces & place making.

Read more »

get in touch

Email chris.kane@six-ideas.com
Mobile +44 (0)7379 227 081
Office +44 (0)203 289 5556

instagram