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EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes forever

EXPERT COMMENT: Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes forever

Press releases   •   May 27, 2020 12:01 BST

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our homes have been serving as makeshift workplaces, schools and gyms. Dr Tara Hipwood, lecturer in architecture at Northumbria University, suggests that changes in commuting or work habits will prompt a fundamental shift in what people perceive as priority features in the home, with outdoor space and a home office high up the list.

Top of the class for health and safety

Top of the class for health and safety

Press releases   •   Oct 22, 2018 11:47 BST

For the third time in four years, a Northumbria University, Newcastle student has been named one of the best in the UK for studies relating to occupational health and safety.