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AIAU: Rapid-Response Housing in Pandemic Environments
April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
LIVE WEBINAR COURSE
King County, Washington, was the “epicenter” of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Learn how DLR Group partnered with the county to deliver nearly 1,000 quarantine, assessment, and recovery beds in various communities within a matter of weeks through rapid assessment, design, and construction methods. Lessons learned will equip designers and communities to better manage pandemic events in the future.
- Describe the growth of COVID-19 in Washington to explain the needs for quarantine, assessment, and recovery beds as key to the rapid response King County developed for this specific population.
- Describe the approach used to identify and plan the COVID-19 AC/RC sites.
- Identify conditions at one specific site including process and layout.
- Summarize lessons learned as DLR Group went through the planning and design of multiple sites.