As the world’s population continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have been urging us to prepare for the next one. Safety and sustainability in buildings and cities have taken on new meaning during the COVID -19 pandemic. This session explores what architects and urban designers can do to prepare including safeguarding the built environment from future pandemics, viruses, and contagious diseases on every scale, from surfaces to society.
Professor + Director
School of Architecture University of North Carolina at Charlotte