Courtesy Bradley Corp.
Bradley Corp. offers five upgrades to make public restrooms more sanitary.
Courtesy Perkins and Will
Even during a pandemic, antimicrobial building products may do more harm than good.
WorkWell is made up up prefabricated components, and the building takes between six and nine weeks to be constructed and operational. Images: Leo A Daly and Turner Construction
Modular WorkWell™ ecosystem can process up to 40 people per minute.
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The NEXT Coalition will challenge engineering and construction firms to enhance health and safe...read more
A new report, based on responses from more than 40,000 employees worldwide, found that companies struggle to sustain their corporate cultures when many of their associates are working remotely. Images: Cushman & Wakefield
The office, now part of a larger workplace ecosystem, still reinforces employees’ connections w...read more
GrizForm Design Architects designed the 2,007-sf Legal Sea Bar, which opened in Washington D.C.'s Union Station two years ago. As restaurants reopen, they are rethinking such matters as whether bar stools need to be spaced out more. Image: GrizForm Design Architects
Three design firms share their takes on what will make customers more comfortable about returni...read more
The majority of multifamily developers (53%) said they're still facing construction delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, says the NMHC.
More than half (53%) of multifamily developer respondents reported construction delays in the j...read more
The author, Mike Aziz, AIA, presented this slide via vimeo as part of a virtual public meeting.
Mike Aziz, AIA, presents 9 tips for mastering virtual public meetings during the COVID-19 pande...read more
Making better use of parking lots to regulate who enters a healthcare facility is one of the considerations for controlling the spread of infectious diseases made in a new guide released by the architecture firm EUA. Images: EUA
Planning with intent is the key to readiness, states Eppstein Uhen Architects, the guide’s auth...read more
The American College of Healthcare Architects surveyed 129 of its members on the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the design of hospitals and other medical facilities.
The American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) has released the key findings of a survey...read more
A spartan living space inside an affordable housing unit that used to be a hotel room in a Days Inn in Branson, Mo. The developer, Repvblik, sees opportunities throughout the Midwest for such adaptive reuses of space laid vacant by the recent pandemic. Image: Repvblik
A Los Angeles-based startup sees the Midwest as most fertile for adaptive reuse.
After decades of favoring density, office tenants are now thinking how to better protect their workers from disease transmission. One idea comes from Cushman & Wakefield, whose “6 foot office” concept lays out an office workspace for social distancing, but also requires an agreement among workers and employers to stick to it. Photo courtesy Cushman & Wakefield
Making workplaces safer will require behavioral resolve nudged by design.
Perkins and Will, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, and Arup Group develop scalable solutions f...read more
Goodwin House, Alexandria, Va., designed by Perkins Eastman. Nine "small house" communities of 12 residents each share this courtyard, where residents can get outside during the COVID-19 quarantine. Photo: © Sarah Mechling / Courtesy Perkins Eastman
Two nationally recognized experts in the design of senior living facilities offer a 13-point pl...read more
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The five-page technical document offers methods for cleaning and sanitizing glass surfaces. ...
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is releasing a new Re-occupancy Assessment Tool toda...read more
Responsibilities of manufacturers, distributors, and fabricators outlined.
Cities and communities will need to adjust public space to allow customers back in with distanc...read more
Shawmut Design and Construction has introduced a robust infection control plan for its jobsites, complete with employee monitoring protocols and technology. Image: Shawmut
A leading construction manager and installer certification alliance share their insights.
Data will be released on Friday, may 8 at 12 pm EDT.
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The project is located in Paramus, N.J.
We can use this moment as a test-case to build greater flexibility into how we pursue, win and...read more
Shay Lam, TPG Architecture's Studio Creative Director, says his firm is advising its hospitality clients to methodically make changes to their designs and offerings that reasssure returning guests that the property is safe. Image: TPG Architecture
TPG Architecture recommends post-coronavirus changes in three stages.
Gilbane's Supply Chain update cautions that products shipped from certain countries are being held up because of the COVID-19 situation. Image: Gilbane Building Products
Imported products seem more susceptible to delays
Canada-based PCL Construction, which has focused lately on expanding its prefabrication capacity, has introduced two models for mobile COVID-19 testing centers that can be transported from factories by trailer and positioned on site by forklifts. Rendering: PCL Construction
The prefabricated boxes offer walk-up and drive-thru options.
Here are some practical, tactical considerations for reuniting.
Largest monthly decline in billings a direct result of pandemic response.
Construction activities in several sectors are expected to take a big hit this year as a result of delays and shutdowns related to the COVID-19 virus spread. Image: Pixabay
[Dodge survey] Contractors girding for recession.
ACF units modified from existing modular containers. Photo: PODS.
CallisonRTKL and PODS collaborate on repurposed containers for ACFs
As COVID-19 threatens to slow construction work, point cloud technology helps us work safer and...read more