Firms Develop Public Health Initiatives for Safer Hospitality Experiences
AvroKO, Brand Bureau, Van Alen Institute, and Urban Design Forum develop public health concepts for safer hospitality experiences.
Roadmap to Recovery by AvroKO and Brand Bureau
Experts in “Hospitable Thinking,” the firms created guidelines with the intent of helping restaurateurs, developers, and others in the sector reimagine what their spaces and strategy could be in the pandemic era, outlining customers’ typical journey through an establishment, making safety top priority, while still ensuring a warm and welcoming experience.
Neighborhoods Now by Van Alen Institute and Urban Design Forum
The pro-bono initiative aids with the disproportionate COVID impact on communities of color, along with neighborhoods historically lacking access to resources, through outdoor-dining recommendations and prototypes, by SO-IL, LTL Architects, ARO, Design Advocates, MOS Architects, and nARCHITECTS, and multilingual signage with pandemic protocols, by Partner & Partners, Pentagram, and Two Twelve.