As we develop strategies to allow students to return to school, we recognize there is no “silver bullet,” and no two institutions’ solution will be the same.
However, there are key strategic areas to address for a safe and successful return.
"We have been able to demonstrate, within the context of the pandemic, that a flexibly designed building that employs open building principles can flex to accommodate social distancing and linear circulation to enhance safety. Classes can spread apart by taking advantage of the connections between classrooms and the common areas adjacent through folding glass doors" - HED K-12 Education Sector Leader John Dale.
You can read the list of design considerations and a flexible school case study using the link below.