Allaying current fears and planning for future outbreaks is a must for hotel operators. Design will be impacted, and enhanced housekeeping measures will not only need to be undertaken but clearly demonstrated to occupants.
Large corporations have flexed muscle over the years in creating photogenic work campuses that resemble tourist attractions meant to lure top talent.
Biophilic design strategies are well-known to benefit building inhabitants, and living and work areas that flow into the outdoors can be eye catching, boost indoor air quality and add a more comfortable feel to commercial spaces.
The design and architecture industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates how the profession has sprung into action to help fight the global pandemic.