Schools are a critical component to the structure of our everyday lives, cultural fabric, and economic infrastructure.
LFA is currently working for the SUNY Purchase College MEP Replacement and is subconsultant to Syska Hennessy Engineers on an SCA Term Agreement for Architecture and Engineering Services in Connection with MEP at various schools.
As architects and designers, during a pandemic, learning new innovative ways to design safe spaces for students and educational staff will become crucial to the reopening of schools and Universities. These systems and guidelines shared by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers offer good options and may be beneficial when evaluating safety measures: Click here to view AHRAE’s article on Reopening schools & Universities.
Images sourced from ASHRAE’s Website