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The coronavirus pandemic has severly impacted the $800 billion U.S. commercial and institutional construction industry. Since March 2020, Building Design+Construction has dedicated significant editorial resources to research and report on breaking news, industry reports, and trends and innovations related to COVID-19 and its short- and long-term impacts on the nation's architecture, engineering, construction, and building owner/developer firms. This news channel includes more than 100 coronavirus-related news posts. For more coronavirus news, check out our newsfeed: COVID-19 and real estate: How the coronavirus is impacting the AEC industry.

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March 18, 2020 | Oxford Economics

Once the disruption and uncertainty fade, the rebound in global economic activity will be stron...

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March 18, 2020 | David G. Broz

The question for higher education is, what will the university of the future look like?

AIA: Design services saw increase in February but economic footings are rapidly shifting

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March 18, 2020 | AIA

"The rapid pull-back in activity throughout the economy will obviously be felt in the design an...

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March 17, 2020 | AGC

Construction firms are already taking steps to protect employees, most of whom already wear pro...

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Boston mayor orders shut down of construction sites due to coronavirus

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March 16, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has ordered that all construction projects in the city be suspended i...

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March 16, 2020 | Erica Bond Cameron McKee and Swapna Sathyan

As the potential scope of the COVID-19 outbreak has become more clear in the United States and...

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March 16, 2020 | Nicole McLellan, David Pernitsky, and Arthur Umble

As the global health community tracks the spread of this virus, it’s important for water and wa...

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Gensler's Denver office lobby space. Photo courtesy Gensler

Gensler's Denver office lobby space. Photo courtesy Gensler


March 15, 2020 | J. Kevin Heinly, AIA, LEED AP. Managing Director, Principal, Gensler

Touch-free design solutions and air purifiers can enhance workplace wellness.

In the face of the coronavirus, workplace wellness is key
March 15, 2020 | Janet Pogue McLaurin, AIA, FIIDA, LEED AP, Global Workplace Practice Leader, and Tama Duffy Day, FACHE, FASID, FIIDA, LEED AP, Health & Wellness Leader, Principal, Gensler

Here are a few considerations employers should keep in mind in creating plans for a healthy and...

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March 13, 2020 | BD+C Editors

The BD+C editors would like to hear from you on how your firm is handling business operations a...

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How the coronavirus is impacting the AEC industry

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March 13, 2020 | BD+C Editors

Here's the latest news BD+C editors are tracking on COVID-19's impact on the AEC indus...

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A look at how U.S. hospitals are designed to battle infectious diseases like coronavirus

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March 11, 2020 | CannonDesign

Some health systems can use telehealth and video visits to asses and triage patients before the...

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