CTBUH Chicago Virtual Program: Agile AEC

Tuesday, 28 April 2020 | Chicago
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


Vice President & Business Group Leader, The Walsh Group
Principal, Perkins+Will
Principal, Stantec
Chicago, United States
Healthcare Studio Leader, Environmental Systems Design, Inc.