MKThink is the Ideas Company for the Built Environment. Combining Architecture, Strategy, and Innovation into a singular, dynamic practice, MKThink is uniquely suited to provide applied design services and technology to critical issues affecting large and complex organizations.
Founded in 2000 in San Francisco, MKThink is home to architects, business strategists, designers, behaviorists, organizational developers, researchers, software engineers, and urban planners serving a range of prestigious and complex institutions.
MKThink applies design thinking to optimize the creation, operation, and repositioning of healthy, high-performance spaces for healthy, high-performing people.
MKThink works closely with its in-house data management, analytics, and insights company RoundhouseOne. RoundhouseOne is an innovative San Francisco-based data-driven technology company that delivers insight to improve an organization’s performance by relating human factors, environmental conditions and physical structures.
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MKThink integrates three centers of excellence:
MKThink delivers innovative solutions for primary problems through its research-based range of service
MKThink practice’s foundation, data-driven problem definition and SWOT analysis
Problem definition, consensus building, and data gathering
Evaluate cultural, environmental, and asset conditions related to performance metrics
“Culture cartography” decoding the drivers of human performance
Design thinking practice for client defined problem; stakeholder engagement
Planning & Design
Creation, realignment, and renovation of places relate to human-centered ecosystem improvement
Testing & Prototyping
Modeling and evaluation of preliminary solutions to point of failure to inform large scale implementation
A sum of all parts, using each service to put the best possible plan into action
Renewable Energy Architecture for Cultural and Human Environments (REACHE)
The program’s objective is to establish a case for measuring, evaluating, and predicting the relationships between renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency, environmentally responsive architectural design, and work place functionality within a culturally appropriate context.