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In the pandemic, the low-rise is the new high-rise

In the pandemic, the low-rise is the new high-rise | Pandemic Safe Buildings | Scoop.it

" [so-called] Groundscrapers tend to have multiple entrances, in contrast to the typical skyscraper, which funnels everyone through a single lobby. The decentralization of arrivals and departures can help with social distancing, experts say."

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Here's an interesting perspective on how low-rise buildings are more pandemic safe than high-rises.

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Pandemic Safe Buildings
News about keeping buildings safe -- for facilities executives, architects, risk officers, safety officers, civil engineers, retrofitters, public health officials, safety equipment vendors, building owners, and more.  Our focus is on _evidence-based_ advanced technology and models that help decision makers to understand the cost and safety impact of safety choices.  Our holy grail is a list of the optimal decisions for every individual building, given the current knowledge about the pandemic.  In the past, we've kept buildings safe from dangers like fire, flood, and mold.  Now it's time to add pathogen safety to the list.  This page tracks the latest news. Sign up here to join the pandemic safe buildings community: https://forms.aweber.com/form/93/1344673093.htm
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