The pandemic crisis of COVID-19 has catalyzed a shockwave of action throughout the AEC industry like never before. For its April event, the CTBUH Chicago Chapter
presents a virtual program detailing examples of the real-time innovation taking place in Chicago's AEC community to fight the coronavirus. Rush University Medical Center's pandemic-ready design and the McCormick Place Convention Center Alternate Care Facility as project case studies will demonstrate the AEC community's ability to provide ingenious design solutions for public health in times of extraordinary need.
The event will begin with examples of real-time innovative responses to COVID-19 in Chicago by Faz Ehsan and Joe Burns
, Managing Principals, Thornton Tomasetti
; Mariusz Klemens, Architect, Urban Designer, Krueck + Sexton; and Devin Lavigne, Principal and Cofounder, Houseal Lavigne Associates.
Case Study 1: Planned Response & Rush University Medical Center
Case Study 2: Unplanned Response & McCormick Convention Center Alternate Care Facility
- Douglas King, Principal, Stantec
- Thomas Caplis, Vice President & Business Group Leader, The Walsh Group