Lisbon-based Pedra Silva Architects launch specialist ‘Return-to Office’ consultancy service helping firms guard against Covid-19. The architecture practice predicts major transformation to working conditions
New figures show construction industry recovering from Covid-19, but output below pre-pandemic levels: ONS stats show a 5th successive month of growth as the sector climbs out of lockdown
UK Cross-Party Suburban Taskforce presents inquiry findings into the future of the suburbs. It’s objective is to help chart a course towards a suburban renaissance across the country
Design of a Covid-safe office guide. New lockdown restrictions ask people to avoid working from their office. Those opting to commute to a workplace has passed the 60% mark
LTL Architects released latest version of Manual of Physical Distancing exploring spatial impact of COVID-19: 211 page document visualizes scientific studies and design practices addressing viral spread
Asite launch report examining how the construction industry can adapt to survive and thrive in the face of COVID-19: How the industry must work collaboratively and apply new technologies.
How buildings can reduce health burden of COVID-19: IWBI assembles Task Force on role architecture can play in reducing impact from respiratory infections.
The rise of mixed-used developments in the post-COVID economy. Cities have always been designed with very distinct precincts in mind – CBDs would be filled exclusively with office buildings
How property design will differ in a post-Covid world: Covid-19 is accelerating rapid change in what we want from our homes and how housing developments are designed, a new report from Withers
How COVID-19 changes design of cities? Going viral – how the coronavirus will affect urban design. The pandemic has meant big changes to the ways we interact with each other as a society.
While the coronavirus pandemic has taken a lot away from us all in the last nine months, it may provide the push that’s needed to turn Build to Rent into an Australian residential mainstay.
Biophilic design benefits – getting back to nature: pressure on the environment is increasing and we need to dissipate that stress and its effect on our health – time to realise benefits of biophilic design
How COVID-19 changes the way we work. Hames Sharley Principal and Workplace Portfolio Leader Stephen Moorcroft discusses the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the traditional workplace, and what we can learn from the experience.
Survey aims to gauge COVID-19 business impacts ; remote working during coronavirus pandemic – work-from-home policies to avoid all non-essential contact for staff.
Chronicling the COVID-19 pandemic news: major research project to collect people’s experiences – the Equilibrium Network invites those working within the built environment to send a short video of themselves, filmed on their phones
How Virtual Reality + Augmented Reality affect architecture. The idea of taking a virtual tour of a new building before it’s even been constructed may sound like science fiction.
Building Resilience Construction Report news: Asite launch study examining the key trends set to shape 2020, focused on key regions around the world monitoring the effects of COVID-19.