Spatial design is a complex discipline that involves collaboration between numerous stakeholders from different professional backgrounds. Because of the three-dimensional nature of built environments, traditional mediums such as floor plans are inadequate for conveying spatial concepts to non-experts. Communication is even more difficult when collaborators are not sharing the same physical space. This results in miscommunication and confusion between collaborators, potentially wasting significant resources to make design changes as the project progresses.
How can we help non-expert collaborators (e.g. project owners) understand and express design intentions in order to improve communication in spatial planning?