Live Course: Rapid-Response Housing in Pandemic Environments


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.

Date: April 30, 2020 at 2 PM EST.

To Register, click Add to Cart. On the day of the event, log in, click My AIAU and choose My Courses to locate the live course.

Learning objectives

  • 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.
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  • Diana Brown


    Group Project Manager | DLR

    Diana Brown, P.E., is the DLR Group Project Manager on the King County COVID-19 response integrated...
  • Lori Coppenrath

    Principal | DLR Group Planner

    ​Lori is a Justice+Civic planning expert responsible for programming and planning of the recent...