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
Photo courtesy Autodesk
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
Photo: Anna Shvets via Pexels
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
FXCollaborative has designed iconic buildings in cities throughout the world including 4 Times Square in New York. Photo: Copyright Jeff Goldberg/Esto, Courtesy of FXCollaborative.
Density may make it easier for the virus to spread, but let’s not forget that cities are in man...read more
Images courtesy Kogniz Health
System continuously scans crowds for fever as they enter facilities to locate and isolate risks...
AGC officials are calling for additional federal measures to help avoid further layoffs. Photo: Pixabay
The fast-worsening COVID-19 pandemic has triggered layoffs at more than a quarter of constructi...read more
To address the need for testing in urban areas for those without vehicles, CannonDesign archite...read more
The results of the survey tell us how jurisdictions throughout the U.S. are keeping up with ins...read more
Ashraf Fahmy, CallisonRTKL's chief financial officer, comes to the position at a time when the firm is focused on greater leveraging of its offices worldwide. Image: CallisonRTKL
Customer service across the globe remains No. 1 priority, says new CFO.
HMC Architects is using Ultimaker 3D printers to produce mask parts remotely. Photo: HMC
HMC staff is producing 3D-printed parts from their homes as they self-isolate.
Coalition DIY prototype face masks
Coalition formed to make DIY face masks for healthcare workers in COVID-19 settings.
SafetyTek Software's Workforce Health Analysis includes a dashboard that allows managers to track which workers are sick or able. Image: SafetyTek Software
The goal is to keep construction projects moving forward at a time when jobs are being postpone...read more
The new loan program will help small businesses with their payroll and other business operating...read more
The webinar was recorded March 27.