“Rooms without a view are prisons for the people who have to stay in them....When people are in a place for any length of time, they need to be able to refresh themselves by looking at a world different from the one they are in, and with enough of its own variety and life to provide refreshment.”

—Christopher Alexander

Experienced facilitators have learned how the quality of an FS setting influences people’s well-being and productivity. The tips that follow draw on a guide written for Future Search Network by Robert Weisbord, a practitioner of Chinese medicine and a former architect.

Room Requirements

The FS room and location are variables we can control. We stack the deck for success by holding meetings in places where people ...

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