This award-winning post-pandemic office design with individual sealed pods offers a glimpse at what returning to the office could look like
Mohamed M. Radwan
White collar employees around the world suddenly began working remotely en masse as the coronavirus pandemic closed offices.
While workers are already being asked to return in some states, offices in hotspots are working on potential solutions for offices that make social distancing difficult.
Designer Mohamed Radwan’s prototype adds hexagonal pods and air purifiers to offices.
Offices are probably going to look very different as workers return after working remotely during the coronavirus. Open floor plans, shared snacks, and even places for napping or hanging out were once markers of trendy places to work, but now safety is a concern as well.
Egyptian architect and designer Mohamed Radwan created a system of office pod for the post-COVID-19 workplace, for a project called “Q.workntine.” Last month, the design was recognized with an award in the Responsible Design