Reducing the Risk of COVID-19 Infection Through Building Design

Transmission of COVID-19 in buildings requires two things, the active virus being present in sufficient quantity to cause infection and the transmission of that active virus into the respiratory tract of the person being infected. In public buildings, it’s often difficult to control for the presence of the virus, but good design practices can work together to reduce the overall risk or infection. Updated: September 2020.
 

Written By
DUSTIN SCHAFER

Chief Technical Officer

Email

Recent Insights

ACC/AAAE Airport Planning Design & Construction Symposium

Flying cars may be closer than you think. Jaime Castro will be presenting On the Brink of the “Jetsons” Age breaking down the future of advanced air nobility (AAM) at ACC/AAAE Airport Planning Design & ...

Read More

2024 ASHE PDC Summit

Team Henderson’s Mark Chrisman, Russ Carter, Greg Johnson, Daniel Ondercin, and Emilie Stafford are heading to San Diego for the 2024 ASHE PDC Summit and are ready to connect and collaborate with industry experts. They’re ...

Read More

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS, DELIVERED.

Join our email list to get the latest design innovations, technical content, new projects, and research from Henderson’s experts delivered straight to your inbox.