The planning, design, and construction of hospital facilities normally take years. However, the pandemic presented a unique challenge where solutions had to be conceived and implemented within months. This is the story of one response to this unique challenge.
In an exclusive interview with The Construction Specifier, Luis Vidal, president and founding partner of international architecture practice luis vidal + architects, spoke about how airport design will change following the pandemic.
The Canadian government is funding $3 million to help Alberta’s construction and engineering industry innovate and grow. This investment from Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) will help small- and medium-sized businesses adopt new products and technologies that improve the energy efficiency of buildings and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Ryerson University’s Business Innovation Hub is a new initiative within the Ryerson Entrepreneur Institute (REI) that seeks to help small and medium-sized businesses adapt to today’s uncertain economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic through the delivery of creative solutions.
Canadian design professionals worked together amidst the COVID-19 crisis to launch the Citizen Care Pod, a smart screening and testing pod that integrates intelligent technology within a modular design to support a safe, responsible recovery for governments, businesses, and communities.