Considerations for Returning to a Healthy Campus
Saxton and Knoll helps schools design spaces that reflect their learning and teaching objectives. We understand that every campus is different. Whatever your approach, our product solutions can help create a spaces that helps teachers, students and administrators feel safe and remain healthy.
Considerations for Common Spaces
Usually a place for gathering in groups, common spaces may have to be rethought to include separation and space delineation.
+ Use furniture elements or signage to create traffic patterns, mandating a
directional flow through the space
+ Consider posting maximum occupancy for spaces and setting time limits on them to allow for suitable cleaning between use. Occupancy sensors can be added to help determine usage and cleaning schedule
+ Reduce or reorient seating to facilitate recommended social distancing
+ Post signs in highly visible locations such as building entrances and dining areas that promote everyday protective measures and describe how to stop the spread of germs
Add Enclosure to Study Carrels with Screens
Antenna Workspaces® big tables with Pop Up® Easy screens and Ollo™ chairs.
Add Vertical Elements to Separate Space
Rockwell Unscripted® Creative Wall®, seating, tables and storage
Use Bleach-Cleanable Upholstery for Easily Sanitization
k.™ lounge with Interpole™ and Horsepower® media cart
Considerations for Faculty and Administrative Spaces
Reducing density and adding screens offers greater separation and a
sense of safety within faculty and administrative areas.
+ Existing panel inserts can be swapped for easily-cleanable laminate, steel, or Knoll Textiles bleach-cleanable fabrics
+ Desk screens, freestanding panels, doors and taller panel stackers can be
added to allow greater definition between users
+ Spaces can be de-densified by removing seats, and space can be increased between users by rotating and staggering desks
Add Perpendicular Freestanding Gallery Panels
Freestanding gallery panels paired with Antenna Workspaces® intermediate screens on Antenna Workspaces Big Table
Add Perpendicular Panels and Returns for Additional Enclosure
Dividends Horizon gallery panels
Add Screens or Increase Height of Existing Desk- or Spine-Mounted Screens
Antenna upholstered screens on Tone height-adjustable tables; Antenna glass screens on Fence
Add Taller Glass or Fabric Panel Stackers to Existing Panels
Dividends Horizon panels with frameless glass add-ups
Dividends Horizon rolling door
Rotate and Stagger Desks for Greater Distancing
Considerations for Classrooms
De-densification and the addition of mobile furniture can help to encourage safe distancing in a classroom setting.
+ Consider technology to promote hybrid digital and in-person learning
+ Remove doors or add touch-less entry to limit contact with surfaces
+ Incorporate privacy screens to clearly designate space and separation
+ Decrease capacity for larger auditoriums and lecture halls and provide small group break out spaces nearby
+ Add mobile carts to classrooms for students and teachers to sanitize their hands and desks
Modular Table Configurations Allow for Collaboration with Fewer Seats
Pixel C-leg tables with Ollo chairs and Horsepower mobile cart
Screens Can Create a Sense of Personal Space
Pixel C-leg tables with Pixel screens and Ollo chairs
Consider Non-Rectangular Modular Table Configurations for Greater Distancing
Islands Collection by Knoll® tables with MultiGeneration by Knoll® chairs and Rockwell Unscripted Creative Wall
Freestanding screens and panels enable temporary, easily reconfigurable space division.
Standard Knoll Products
+ Rockwell Unscripted Freestanding
+ Creative Wall
+ Rockwell Unscripted Mobile
+ Rockwell Unscripted Puffy Screens
+ Scribe® Mobile Markerboards
+ Gallery Panels
+ Dividends Horizon Freestanding
+ Pop Up™ Screens
+ Currents® Mobile Screen
Rockwell Unscripted Puffy screen, Creative Wall, and mobile markerboard
Pop Up® floorstanding screen and Pop Up Easy screen
Scribe™ mobile markerboard
Currents mobile screen
To see or print a full PDF of Considerations for Returning to a Healthy Campus click here.
- Guidelines and Etiquette for Returning to a Healthy Workplace
- COVID-19 Safety Signage
- COVID-19 Response Assessment
- Tips to Ease Employees Back to the Workplace Post-COVID-10 and Give Them Confidence in Their Work Environment
- Checklist for Preparing the Workplace for Your Employees
- Workstation Enclosure and Space Delineation
- Screens – Adding Enclosure to Spaces Around the Workplace
- Local Company Makes Changes for a Safe Return to Work
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