Designing and Building a Sustainable Working Environment

Building Material

As most traditional buildings in India are not designed to be sustainable through their life-cycle, we need to invest in R&D to improve building design, writes RAVI BHAT.

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries across the world experienced lockdowns to flatten the curve. This revolutionised the way people work, especially those in the organised sector. 
Most employees in the organised sector continued to work during the lockdown, but from home. Overnight, physical interaction and collaboration reduced to online meetings and calls over Skype and Microsoft teams.
According to a recent report by JLL, 66 per cent of employees in India immediately shifted to working from home after the outbreak of the pandemic. While 30 per c