Netta Architects’ Planning Studio, under the leadership of Director Joanna Strauss, RA, PP, is uniquely positioned to guide municipal and county government, school and university clients through the myriad challenges of re-opening as well as the opportunities to optimize facilities for the long term. As a leading New Jersey architectural and planning firm, we bring a professional team with the expertise to support a safe well-managed return to the workplace or educational setting with planning, messaging, and roll-out including:

  • Entrance screening protocol, thermal sensing and internal building circulation
  • Occupancy evaluation: workplace controls, classroom seat capacity and common / shared space
  • Space planning for seating and workstations with protection and distancing
  • Revised protocols for work process, material handling and hygiene
  • Technologies: UVC decontamination and air purification alternatives
  • Communications: varied media targeted to users and stakeholders
  • Directional signage and wayfinding

For more information, please contact Jim Johnston at