Building Construction in the Light of COVID-19

Since late 2019, the world is facing an unprecedented crisis in the form of the coronavirus or COVID-19. The virus has so far taken a toll of nearly a million lives and several thousand people get affected every day. Many global businesses have been disrupted and economies are in recession. Most parts of the world continue to be in lockdown and social distancing is the new mantra. Scientists in several countries are working overtime to arrive at a vaccine for treating the disease. While it is not known how soon the present scenario will change for the better, people everywhere are getting used to a new lifestyle, where the focus is on the essential things of life. Avoidable expenses are cut, including travelling for meetings or even work. Working from home has also meant increased leverage of technology such as what the internet enables