Commercial office interiors: What’s changing, and a look to the future
Commercial property managers, architects and interior designers are all looking at ways to keep occupants safe. Present concerns have to mix with an eye to the future: What will interior office design look like post-COVID?
In this three-part blog series, we are continuing to explore how design and construction processes are changing and how prefabrication solutions are increasingly being adopted in commercial construction. This is primarily because in today’s labor-constrained construction environment, prefab helps to reduce costs and to meet demanding construction schedules. One of the primary benefits of offsite work or pre-construction engineering is that onsite construction can take place concurrently. The more fabrication that can be accomplished offsite, the more time can be saved on site; some estimates are that it can cut onsite skilled labor requirements by as much as half. Prefab solutions can in fact impact a project’s bottom line and can be a competitive differentiator. Those who embrace it may be best-positioned to excel in the built environment of today and tomorrow.