Public space design is in need of a refresh in light of COVID-19. The areas we congregate in outdoor settings will need to be reworked to keep us safe, both now and with a view to what future needs may hold.
With the population aging significantly – 1 in 5 residents are expected to be of retirement age by 2030 – accessible building design has never been more important.
The design and architecture industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates how the profession has sprung into action to help fight the global pandemic.
Potential students have no shortage of choices for post-secondary education, and ensuring sustainability is part of the campus culture and design is increasingly top of mind.
With the proliferation of providers like Airbnb offering unique, and often cheaper, guest experiences hotel designers and operators must look towards innovative ideas that will draw guests and keep them coming back.
Wellbeing not only affects health, but job satisfaction among employees, as an engaged, less-stressed workforce thrives. Healthy food options, lighting, ventilation, flexible spaces and access to greenery are all aspects of healthy workplace design that are becoming a must for today’s building operators.