NeoConnect | Ready to Reoccupy? Assessing Workplaces for Ourselves and Our Clients

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly disrupted workplace norms. Suddenly, in-person meetings were replaced by a steady stream of Zoom video conferences and design firms were challenged to service clients virtually amidst stretched internal team connections. As we look toward the future, many are wondering what a return to the office will look like. What is your company's re-entry plan? On June 10, leaders from AIA Chicago came together at NeoConnect to explore returning to a post-pandemic workplace. SmithGroup's Matt Dumich, FAIA and industry colleagues shared workplace research, discussed how to communicate findings with and develop re-entry strategies for clients, and offered an introduction to AIA’s Re-occupancy Assessment Tool