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Post-Covid Office Building Has Arrived

There are concerns as buildings open back up of the virus traveling through air conditioning and heating systems. Many buildings were under construction as the pandemic hit the United States in early 2020. At Chicago’s Fulton East, not only did construction not stop, but plans were changed mid-construction to integrate post-COVID-19 features intended to make the building safer for workers.

AIA releases 3D models, strategies for reducing risk of COVID-19 in polling places

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is releasing a new resource and 3D illustrations for election administrators today that provides strategies for reducing COVID-19 transmission risk in polling places. Developed in an effort to protect voters and polling place workers on Election Day, the resource provides architectural, engineering, operational and administrative strategies that election administrators and polling place workers can employ—as well as modify—for polling places and voting centers.