Photo: Urban Umbrella
Photo: Urban Umbrella

6sqft — “This sidewalk ‘front porch’ was designed to help students return to school in COVID times”

August 5th 2020

6sqft features our “Front Porch” concept with WXY, which re-imagines the front entrance at Brooklyn Lab Charter School to make space for safe queuing and screening before entering the building.

Read the full article here.

“The Front Porch came about when Brooklyn LAB realized its indoor lobby was not large enough to accommodate people while they wait to be screened for entrance. Benjamin Krall, founder and chief executive officer at Urban Umbrella, said that he’s ‘delighted to see that our sidewalk shed alternative… can be ‘hacked’ to help create a safe and healthy learning environment for children.’”