We have now reached a sort of “year zero” for workspaces: the pandemic has acted like a detonator, showing that offices as we have envisaged them until now need to be completely rethought.
Open spaces, large vertical constructs, steel and glass, and centralised air-conditioning, may not only no longer be adequate, they might even be harmful to our health and our well-being.
So, what will be the guidelines for new ways of designing workspaces? What are the good practices for creating healthy workplaces? What mistakes should be avoided and what influence does the environment have on our productivity?