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How architects can stop COVID-19 from being transmitted indoors

20 Apr 2020

Daylight, natural ventilation, and unfinished wood surfaces can all reduce the abundance of harmful pathogens.

Architects and building engineers strive to create safe, productive places where humans can live and work. We have developed complex codes, regulations, and guidelines to achieve goals such as structural safety, fire safety, adequate ventilation, and energy efficiency, and to anticipate extreme scenarios such as 100-year floods. The question for our profession now is whether and how the 100-year viral pandemic will change architectural design and building operations.


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