The built environment is in its most transformative and compelling period we have seen over the last twenty-five years.
The pandemic has stress-tested the built environment in unexpected and unwelcome ways. It has revealed new vulnerabilities and exposed old inefficiencies. New technologies and increased functions from existing control systems have helped us adapt. Painful as it has been—the pandemic shockwave—brought greater clarity of vision on how buildings and facilities must now perform, be managed, and operate.