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Offices after pandemic will "balance physical and virtual work" says Perkins and Will interior design director
Offices after coronavirus should be designed for meetings and socialising while focused work should take place at home, says Perkins and Will interior designer Meena Krenek, who has developed proposals to rethink the purpose of the workplace.
Millions of Americans are taking part in an unprecedented experiment in working from home. Many are happier, more efficient and want to hang onto the benefits when the pandemic ends.
USC SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND USC ARCHITECTURAL GUILD JOIN PROJECT HÉROE TASK FORCE TO FIND A SOLUTION TO STOP FUTURE PANDEMICS
Architects, consultants, medical experts, contractors and USC Architecture students will study COVID-19 to identify infrastructure opportunities
Hip-Pop Design has taken spatial exploration to a new level at Jiyu Spa where they have pushed the boundaries of escapism by playing with the relationship of darkness, reflection, and colourful illusions.
Reopening offices shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic won’t be as simple as moving chairs, cleaning carpets, and unlocking doors, workplace health and building management specialists are warning.
COVID-19 has upended working life, changing how and where people do their jobs. Twitter and Facebook have both announced they are giving employees the opportunity to work from home permanently.
WORKPLACE is a documentary film about the past, present, and future of the office. Filmmaker Gary Hustwit (Helvetica, Objectified, Urbanized) follows the design and construction of the New York headquarters of R/GA, where the company explores the intersection of digital and physical space.
Employees are expecting more than some interior design changes to keep them safe when back in the office. Spaces need to be rethought, from new signage to new sanitization processes. Social distancing practices also need to be implemented in ways that are simple, yet meaningful.
Weston Williamson + Partners has outlined its plans for a social-distancing workplace, with transparent screens around desks, hands-free doors and a barista, to allow employees to safely return to its office following the coronavirus lockdown.
As companies prepare for employees to return, they are asking whether a traditional headquarters is still necessary. The workplace will likely never be the same again.
Temperature checks, desk shields and no public transit: The guidelines would remake office life. Some may decide it’s easier to keep employees at home.