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Facilities Management articles for the week of 7/18/2021 - 7/24/2021

Win-Win Outdoor Lighting for People and Environment

The business landscape has changed.

Read This » How Grounds Can Make a Welcoming First Impression

On a former industrial site along Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River, a new research campus for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) foregrounds an inviting and resilient public realm — while providing a flexible framework that allows for long-term development of up to 2 million square feet of clinical research uses.

Read This » 5 Benefits of Unassigned Seating

Workers returning to the office in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how to comfortably welcome them back, is a pressing question facility managers are wrestling with these days. Because people have worked remotely for as many as 15 months, many have reached a comfort level using their kitchen tables, desks, or couches as their workspace.  It may seem like the work-from-home push has been a recent trend attributed to the pandemic, but the desire for more flexible work options has been a long time coming. “All COVID did was accelerate this transition that was already happening,” says John Campbell, the president of FCA, an architectural firm that specializes in workplace planning and designs.

Read This » Facility Strong: How to Fund Investments in Resilience

The U.S.

Read This » On the Road Again

Mask mandates are ending.

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