Managing Principal and CEO of Meridian Design Associates, Antonio Argibay, AIA, LEED AP shares comprehensive policies for safely returning to the workplace.
“Employees don’t need to be in the office for eight hours a day, five days a week. Post-Covid-19 planning should account for less than 70 to 80 percent of employees there at one time,” says Argibay. “And think about tangible tactics, such as installing barriers, and sensible layouts that allow employees to socially distance while not feeling ‘cut off’ from office life.”
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“People supporting dense spaces touted it as collaborative and a good way to induce collaboration,” Argibay said. “I think collaboration happens when people have a certain level of comfort in their workplace.” – Managing Principal & CEO Antonio Argibay, AIA, LEED AP shares strategies for safely returning to the workplace in New York City.
Crain New York Business invited Meridian, landlords Bill Rudin and Ken Fisher, as well as real estate attorney Richard G Leland to speak out on measures to ensure a safe reopening of offices.
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