The COVID-19 pandemic means we must adapt to different workspaces and lifestyles, beyond simply moving desks around and providing hand sanitizer. We must also reevaluate existing spaces and recalibrate standards. The six new degrees of separation include:
First, do a strategic space assessment. Measure your existing spacing, density and capacity. Review the flow of circulation paths between communal spaces. Are there open workspaces? Cubicles? What are the entry and exit challenges? Make your employees part of the process by surveying them.