Pediatric oncologist and architect Stephanie Taylor has warned for years about low humidity rates in buildings. Now, she says, the covid-19 pandemic has made her cause more urgent.
Informative update from Kendeda Building Director Shan Arora on the building’s progress toward certification (as well as tips on taking a virtual tour and some news on social media):
The International Living Future Institute has named Seattle leadership consultant K.C. Gauldine as its interim CEO while the nonprofit’s board continue to search for a permanent leader.
Living Future 2020 is the latest green-building event to pivot this year to alternate plan.
The Healthy Building Network founder Bill Walsh stresses in this Q&A that covid-19 and toxic materials both present inordinate risks to disadvantaged people
In the second in a series of Q&A’s on covid-19 and building Perkins+Will’s Mary Dickinson offers her early take on how architectural design will change in the new viral era.
A new industry task force already is suggesting updated practices for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning to protect patients and healthcare workers amid the covid-19 pandemic. And the panel soon will move on to the broader challenge of revising standards to limit the spread of viruses in all types of buildings.
ASHRAE announces a Society-wide effort to respond to the current global COVID-19 pandemic and provide guidance on how to ensure that buildings are prepared for future epidemics.