|Re: Impact of Covid-19 on Common House design||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Bonnie Fergusson (fergyb2yahoo.com)|
|Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 16:02:08 -0700 (PDT)|
Ventilation is key, and outside gathering spaces, some with roofs or coverings anyway. And those restaurant gas heaters for the outside gathering spaces. Even though half our community is now vaccinated we are not gathering in our lovely Common House because of ventilation concerns.Bonnie Fergusson,Swans Market CohousingOakland, CA Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPad On Sunday, March 21, 2021, 1:07 PM, Diana Carroll <dianaecarroll [at] gmail.com> wrote: I think Bob is right about designing for the likelihood of future pandemics. And to me, the single most important aspect of that is designing ventilation. I'm not an expert on the subject so I can't give specific advice, but working with someone who does understand how ventilation (such as separately ventilated spaces) affect virus transmission seems like a really good idea. Diana On Sun, Mar 21, 2021 at 4:02 PM Bob Morrison via Cohousing-L < cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > I think the current pandemic will be over by the time your CH is up and > running, but I think there is a high risk that we will have another > pandemic in a few years and that cohos that are in the design phase should > design their CHs to handle this. I think the most important thing is to > design in more space than you think you will need in all the important > areas: Mailroom (if you have indoor mailboxes, which I think you should > have if possible), living room, laundry room, and great room. Here at > Mosaic Commons, crowding in these rooms was a problem before the pandemic > hit and is a bigger problem (except in the GR, because we aren't having > gatherings) now. > > Bob MorrisonMosaic Commons CohousingBerlin, MA > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > > _________________________________________________________________ Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: http://L.cohousing.org/info
- Re: Impact of Covid-19 on Common House design Bob Morrison, March 21 2021
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