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"Working from Home, Design and the 'New Normal'..." - David Uhlmann for the Urban Developer.


The unprecedented disruption to our lives caused by Covid-19 and the accompanying physical distancing restrictions introduced to stop its spread has changed many aspects of our lives. Entrenched aspects of our lives we previously would have considered to be unchangeable.

We joined The Urban Developer’s residential summit last week to discuss sustainability and residential housing in general, with six key themes emerging, well summed up in David Uhlmann‘s article: Working from Home, Design and the ‘New Normal’: The Sustainability Message.

There was overall agreement on the panel that the sustainability and sustainable development message will only be reinforced by our Covid-19 experience. It has impacted the way we live, work, play and move around in our cities in many and varied ways.

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