To make offices safe during COVID-19, buildings need a breath of fresh air

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Could the coronavirus crisis change the way we design green buildings?

The coronavirus thrives inside. A Hong Kong paper found that of over 7,000 COVID-19 cases, only one outbreak was contracted outdoors. In Seoul, an infection cluster was so concentrated that even on a 19-floor...

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