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The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Forcing Employers To Rethink Workplace Design

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A group of people work at their cubicles in an open office space.
Damir Kopezhanov
The days of close work quarters and open office plans may be over, thanks to concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus.

From spread-out tables to plexiglass dividers, how long-lasting will some of the changes be?

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