In just three tumultuous months, the homes we live in and the ways we get to and from them have become much more significant components in what many now see as a considerably nuanced workplace equation. Simon Wicks assesses how the built environment beyond the office doors may affect the future health and wellbeing of workers.
The Covid-19 pandemic has increased demand for contactless solutions and social distancing applications, making intelligent space management a priority. Falling costs and an evolving workplace offering add to an intensified focus on the true value of responsive, data-driven building management tech. Bradford Keen reports
This profession has long understood the need for the workplace to be a fluid and changing product, adapting to the evolving needs of users. The pandemic, however, looks set to trigger a step change as businesses learn lessons from the sudden necessity to adapt the workplace and how users work within it. An entirely new relationship between office workplace and user is on the cards. But what can we realistically expect? Bradford Keen reports