Industry News: The Rise, Fall, And Rise Of The Home Office

Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.

A space-age home office of 1963 boasts a stereo alcove and swoopy aluminum-and-rosewood desk. William Grigsby/Conde Nast – Getty Images. Image via Bloomberg.
  • Since coronavirus lockdowns forced workers to take their jobs home, Bloomberg reports that the home office has once again become a much-coveted feature of modern living.
  • The New York Times Magazine asks: How could architecture help us adapt to the pandemic?
  • What is the future of work? Forbes shares why the world’s biggest companies are turning to flexible workspaces.
  • What kinds of space are we willing to live and work in now? The New Yorker shares how the coronavirus will reshape architecture.
  • Check out the new Chicago office building that is one of the first in the U.S. design for a post-COVID-19 environment via Forbes.
  • Industry Announcement: Tune in on June 25th for a 1-hour panel from Entro titled, ‘Returning to a New Workplace’. The webinar will include key industry insight from experts, including WDM Publisher Bob Fox, and will discuss how offices will not only need to respond to health and safety measures related to COVID-19, but also a workforce that has been immersed in a virtual work-from-home environment and may have entirely new expectations. Register here!
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