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ICC Extends 2021 and 2022 Committee Applications Deadline to June 15

Due to the current state of affairs surrounding COVID-19, the International Code Council is extending the application process for its 2021/2022 code development cycle call for code, interpretation and code correlation committees. The new deadline for applications will now be June 15, 2020. Understanding that modern building codes requires input from professionals throughout the building pipeline to be effective, the Code Council’s most important asset is the time and expertise of the volunteers that partake in numerous ICC committees.

MASS Design Group's Q&A Discusses Architect’s Role in Controlling Infection

A question and answer session by international nonprofit MASS Design Group, published in ARCHITECT magazine on May 28, explores the role that architecture can play during health crises. Chris Scovel, MASS Design Group director, and Michael Murphy, founding principal and executive director, discussed MASS Design’s COVID-19 Task Group response, unique response to the homeless population and their particular vulnerability to COVID-19, and how the pandemic can help us understand the spaces around us more comprehensively.