How the pandemic is changing office space

Mega headquarters, hot-desking and open offices may not be viable in the new normal

Cushman & Wakefield has pioneered an office concept in Amsterdam and Sydney that aims to uphold social distancing, reduce overall touch points and promote one-way circulation and personal hygiene. Employees work within their own safe zones which are clearly marked on the floor. PHOTO: CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD
All workstations come with safety reminders, including staying at least six feet (1.8m) apart and walking clockwise in the office, so that employees can do their part to keep their office safe. PHOTO: CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD
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The Covid-19 pandemic has radically disrupted work environments around the world.

Work from home has prompted corporate occupiers to seek more flexible work arrangements, and technology is enabling companies to allow remote working.

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