Our mission is to use our expertise to help our clients prevail in their efforts to produce excellent results. We dig into the difficult and deliver.
Why Choose Us
The six problem areas we address overlap and are linked by spatial-visual patterns.
Spatial-visual patterns, often difficult to perceive and harder to describe, even for architects, have significant impacts on human movement and perception/cognition.
Our multi-disciplinary approach and our award-winning methodology, shape-networks™, distinguishes us from the competition. Nobody else has this capability.
"These Guys Get It"
– Architect (and client) to the Vice-president of a large California real estate investment and development firm
After six years as a professor of architecture, in 1989 Dr. M. Gordon Brown started Space Analytics to diagnose and solve problems affecting owners and users.
I have published extensively and my approach has been successfully reviewed for Daubert compliance. Contact me at your early convenience.
Dr. M. Gordon Brown, Principal
"The domain of systematic, objective verification is by definition the domain of science."
Peter Huber in Galileo's Revenge: Junk Science in the Courtroom
Space Analytics is one of the top design analysis firms. We specialize in the relationships between human movement and covered and exposed built environments from the small scale of a sidewalk curb to building interiors and that of street systems. We have worked with investors, developers and other companies and with plaintiff and defense attorneys on four interconnected matters:
The article by M. Gordon Brown and Charles C. Lee published October 2016 in Frontiers in Psychology, From savannas to settlements: exploring cognitive foundations for the design of urban spaces, ranked in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
Now Available: M. Gordon Brown on Corporate Live Wire Roundtable – Eminent Domain & Condemnation 2014
The American Real Estate Society presented its Practitioner Research Award to M. Gordon Brown for “Booms, Busts, Forecasts and Foresight” in recognition of the immediate value and contribution of the manuscript presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Real Estate Society, April 5-7, 2017, in San Diego, California, toward advancing the CCIM Institute member knowledge of commercial real estate and its related professions.
Is the Stature of Liberty replica sculpture at New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas part of the architecture and therefore subject to architectural copyright law?
In an August 2017 decision about ROBERT S. DAVIDSON, d/b/a PLASTERTECH, Plaintiff, v. THE UNITED STATES, Defendant, Judge Eric G. Bruggink, United States Court of Federal Claims, rejected the government’s motion to dismiss the case. The government’s argument said the sculpture was a part of the architecture of the New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The judge’s opinion is consistent with my expert witness report showing the Statue of Liberty replica was clearly a free-standing element and not part of the architecture.
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