Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.
- The COVID-19 pandemic may be the stressor that pushes many buildings to adopt healthy practices, says The Verge, and those benefits could linger long after the outbreak fades.
- As businesses contemplate the return of workers to their desks, The New York Times reports many are considering large and small changes to the modern workplace culture and trappings.
- Business Insider shares what the post-COVID-19 office of the future could look like.
- With enormous pressure to restart the economy and reopen businesses closed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Architectural Record shares how architects are considering how best to help their clients.
- The Boston Globe reports that some companies have begun mentioning a return to one of history’s more derided office-design concepts: the cubicle.
- Experts at FMJ predict that coronavirus could challenge hot desking and workplace design.
- Industry Announcement: The results from Workplace Evolutionaries’ Global Work-from-Home Experience Survey are in! Don’t miss their special WE:binar on Thursday, May 14 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT to learn the findings with guests Dr. Anita Kamouri and Kate Lister.