Office buildings in Frankfurt. The Immune Building Standard can be used for all types of buildings and will be regularly updated while it is being proposed to the EU. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Office buildings in Frankfurt. The Immune Building Standard can be used for all types of buildings and will be regularly updated while it is being proposed to the EU. Photo: Shutterstock Images

Offices to resemble hospitals as part of European building standard being proposed to ensure safe return to workplaces

  • Immune Building Standard will ensure a building is capable of withstanding challenges ‘generated by a pandemic or any bacteriological or toxicological threat’
  • In Hong Kong, companies are prioritising flexibility to cope with the pandemic

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Office buildings in Frankfurt. The Immune Building Standard can be used for all types of buildings and will be regularly updated while it is being proposed to the EU. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Office buildings in Frankfurt. The Immune Building Standard can be used for all types of buildings and will be regularly updated while it is being proposed to the EU. Photo: Shutterstock Images

Corrected [2:45pm, 21 Jul, 2020]

  • [2:45pm, 21 Jul, 2020]

    This article has been amended to show that the Immune Building Standard is being proposed by Liviu Tudor, president of Brussels-based European Property Federation. Immune has been initiated by Tudor on his own. An earlier version of the story said the standard was being proposed by the federation.

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