The Job at Hand

Guest Article

As governments start to ease lockdowns, the immediate priority for organisations is to bring people back to work as swiftly and safely possible while making spaces more humane and safe. In the post-COVID era, there is a significant need for re-evaluation of spaces and developments, both in terms of design and policy. However, before we examine and reimagine spaces, it is important to zoom out and recognise that work is a 24-hour process and not just limited to the workspace. It also entails various modes and levels of transportation to commute to the office.

Over the past 25 years, infrastructure policies have been about increased development and densification. We have embraced the ‘high-rise, high-density’ model of urban planning that has resulted in densely packed colon