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Post-pandemic workplace will be roomier and Zoom-ready

The post-pandemic workplace will deliver roomier office spaces with better environmental conditions. They will be designed with sharing in mind for flexible scheduling. By  Patrick Thibodeau, News Writer, TechTarget.com Published: 13 Oct 2020 COVID-19 is changing how offices function and in ways that may be here for good. Workspaces may be less crowded, and workers may have…

Developer presents artist renderings of new ‘Allston Green’ project

Real estate developer LBC Boston, which is planning a $140 million mixed-use project in Boston’s Allston neighborhood, released renderings showing what the new residential towers set to replace six dilapidated three-story buildings and a commercial building will actually look like. The two-acre project, dubbed “Allston Green,” will add 350 housing units and 34,000 square feet…

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Strategies For Reopening During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Healthcare facilities should rethink technology usage, entrance/exit layouts, and waiting room strategies as they start bringing back elective and non-critical care. By John Fowler Across the country, we are seeing numerous changes at healthcare facilities as they reopen for elective and non-critical care while still addressing potential surge capacity issues related to COVID-19. One of…

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Lessons Learned from Healthcare Design for the Post-COVID Workplace

  By Jason Costello and Janet Morra, Margulies Perruzzi Entering the office post-quarantine will be like entering the hospital – workers will be admitted only after they are determined to be fever and symptom free. Once inside, they will avoid contamination, touching as few surfaces as possible, staying six feet apart from others, and making…

Lines for the elevator. One-way corridors. Zooming with colleagues in the next pod over. Office life is going to be strange

  By Tim Logan Globe Staff If you think working from home these last two months has been strange and unsettling, wait until you head back into the office. Temperature checks. Long lines to get on the elevator. Desks cleared of personal items. One-way corridors and closed meeting rooms. And lunch? Let’s not even go…

Kaplan Fits Out Early Childhood Center in Roxbury

Kaplan Construction was selected to fit out a 40,000-square-foot early childhood center and headquarters for Horizons for Homeless Children at 1785 Columbus Ave. in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. Construction is expected to start later this spring and be completed in early 2021. Designed by studioMLA Architects, the new early childhood center will consolidate three existing centers…

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Office Tenants Sound Off on Post- Pandemic Changes

By Steve Adams, Banker & Tradesman Staff Apr 24, 2020 Office tenants are eager to resume collaborative work styles in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic but expect companies to provide sufficient social distancing and sanitizing measures, according to a new survey by Boston-based architects Margulies Perruzzi. “They missed collaborating in person and being around…

Not Just Another Day at the Office : Can Social Distancing and Office Space Co-Exist?

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Apr 19, 2020 Architects and property managers are studying once-unthinkable changes to office environments as corporate America envisions a gradual return to work in the COVID-19 era. Recent trends toward bench seating, unassigned desks and playful amenity spaces could be swept away by public health recommendations…