As COVID-19 threatens to slow construction work, point cloud technology helps us work safer and...read more
The Proximity Trace system's TraceTag can be attached to a harthat. Image: Triax Technologies
Triax Technologies’ wearable Proximity Trace device can be used for contact tracing.
Sandy Lish, principal of The Castle Group, a P.R. firm with expertise in helping companies formulate their internal and external messaging during stressful situations. Images: The Castle Group
The Castle Group is partnering with leading health experts to help companies factor science and...read more
Survey asked construction firms how the spread of COVID-19 is affecting construction permitting...read more
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As our daily footprint narrows under “stay at home” measures, we must reconsider our relationsh...read more
WTAE Anchor/Sports Director Andrew Stockey (left) and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank CEO Lisa Scales accept a check for $500,000 from 84 Lumber and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
Pennsylvania building products supplier raises $1.2 million for Pittsburgh-area food bank.
The SMPS Foundation and Building Design+Construction are studying the impact of the co...read more
Despite the economic downturn from the coronavirus pandemic, the overwhelming majority of renters in professionally managed multifamily housing paid all or part of their rent by mid-April. Image courtesy Pixabay.
In its second survey of 11.5 million units of professionally managed apartment units across the...read more
An aerial view of the Newton Pavilion campus, site of the first and only quarantine shelter in the Boston-area to convert a shuttered hospital for homeless patients during COVID-19 pandemic. Google Imagery/Map Data © 2020 Google
First and only quarantine shelter in Boston-area to convert a shuttered hospital for homeless p...read more
A project architect at Krueck + Sexton used a 3D printer in his apartment to produce the first batch of face shields requested by AMITA Health Resurrection Medical Center Chicago. Images: Krueck + Sexton
The architecture firm Krueck + Sexton is producing 100 shields for a Chicago-area hospital....
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Maj. Gen. R. Mark Toy is briefed by Tarlton construction executives on the site of the alternate care facility. From left: Senior Project Manager Cameron Denison, who managed the night team; Vice President Joe Scarfino, who led the effort and managed the day team; and EVP John Doerr.
Missouri’s first Alternate Care Facility ready for coronavirus patients
This Starbucks and an adjacent bank in Bothell, Wash., were opened thanks to a virtual building inspection by the city. The coffeeshop's drive-thru has stayed open through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bothell, Wash., issues a certificate of occupancy to developer after inspecting the property on...read more
Association officials urge quick enactment of infrastructure investment, relief for hard-hit fi...read more
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The outbreak of COVID-19 represents an unprecedented test for the global healthcare system. Man...read more
The STAAT Mod system provides a fully functioning hospital environment for treating high-acuity patients. Images: HGA
A STAAT Mod system can be ready to receive patients in less than a month.
Typical COVID-19 patient room layout in an alternate care facility. Photo: Henderson Engineers
COVID-19: Converting existing unused or underused hospitals, hotels, convention centers, and ot...read more
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The International Design Awards is looking for innovations in low-cost ventilators, in-home iso...read more
Isolation pods being installed at Miami Beach convention center, which is being converted to a field hospital by 250 workers under the direction of contractor Robins & Morton.
COVID-19 alert: Robins & Morton to convert Miami Beach Convention Center into a 450-bed fie...read more
The tool is intended to assist non-healthcare design professionals with identifying alternative...read more
An NRCA survey of roofing contractors found that the majority of respondents (52%) said their businesses had been significantly or very significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
NRCA survey shows 52% of roofing contractor said COVID-19 pandemic was having a significant or...read more
First, most important and most complex: Create an extensive safety plan for your facilities and...read more
This illustration shows how COVID-19 patients would flow through a high school gym that's been converted to a ward for observation and immediate care. Images: HKS
HKS’s concept paper presents three scenarios.
Associated General Contractors of America secures fix to loan qualifications after alerting adm...read more
Construction officials urge agency to make clear that firms that employ 500 or fewer people to...read more
It’s important that healthcare teams can control access to every department in the hospital. When there’s an outbreak, it’s key that practitioners have the option to restrict access to certain spaces.
A Canadian healthcare architect looks at how hospital staff can act now to modify facilities an...read more
The NMHC found that the majority of the 135 multifamily contractors surveyed had experienced delays with apartment or condominium projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lumber and building materials revenue totaled $72 billion in 2019, according to Principia.
King County, Wash., is converting warehouses and hotels, and building temporary structures on parking lots and sports fields, to quarantine people who, for whatever reason, can't quarantine themselves. Images: King County, Washington
The county is adding 2,500 beds within a dozen Assessment & Recovery Centers that DLR Group...read more
The first 500 patient rooms at McCormick Place Convention Center. The 10X10-foot "rooms" have a cot, folding chair, lamp, and blanket, and a bowl containing a toothbrush, surgical masks, and earplugs.
Walsh Construction, one of the largest contractors in the city of Chicago and in the United Sta...read more
University of Chicago Medicine workers with face shields produced by bKL architects
Architecture firms from coast to coast have suddenly turned into manufacturing centers for the...read more