Industry News: The Oval Office Desks of Presidents Past

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Elise Shapiro
Elise Shapiro
Elise Shapiro is a contributing editor. Little did she know that her first job, in the facilities department at Ralston Purina, while obtaining her M. Arch at Washington University, in St. Louis would foreshadow where her career would lead. She has always been a strong advocate for providing the best possible spaces for people to work – where aesthetics meet function and drive business success.

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

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  • House Beautiful shares a look back at the desks used by past presidents – and the one that is now part of President Joe Biden’s workspace.
  • Work is on the brink of a revolution, reports the World Economic Forum, and we need office buildings to match.
  • If smart buildings are to capitalize on renewed relevance post-COVID, Frame says they’re going to need to get better at collecting and responding to our data.
  • Fledgling architectural union United Voices of the World – Section of Architectural Workers (UVW-SAW) has reported that some of its members had effectively ‘walked out’ after being told they could not work remotely, despite the national lockdown and sky-high COVID-19 infection rates, shares Architects’ Journal.
  • Daily Commercial News asks: What is to become of vacant and under-utilized retail and commercial spaces across Canada created by the impact of COVID-19? It’s an unavoidable dilemma for owners and landlords and one that affects the building industry.
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