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Reimagining the Future of Cities as Healthy Cities

On Jul 5, 2020
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How can we use what we’re learning to improve the quality of life in cities after COVID-19? Here are three key opportunities to change urban infrastructure and create the foundations of new, healthy cities: https://t.co/QT3uo3WnSl https://t.co/OkHlhMWK3R
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Epidemics have shaped our cities for a long time. The key question in this moment is, how can we use what we’re learning to improve the quality of life in cities after COVID-19?

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On Jul 5, 2020
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How can we use what we’re learning to improve the quality of life in cities after COVID-19? Here are three key opportunities to change urban infrastructure and create the foundations of new, healthy cities: https://t.co/QT3uo3WnSl https://t.co/OkHlhMWK3R
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Reimagining the Future of Cities as Healthy Cities

Reimagining the Future of Cities as Healthy Cities

Epidemics have shaped our cities for a long time. The key question in this moment is, how can we use what we’re learning to improve the quality of life in cities after COVID-19?

Defining the Future of Our Cities: Five Areas of Opportunity for a Post-Pandemic World

Defining the Future of Our Cities: Five Areas of Opportunity for a Post-Pandemic World

We are witnessing global disruption at an unprecedented scale. But if we can live though disruptions as a new normal, then we may emerge even stronger and more resilient as a community.

Cities across the globe meet to define best practices in low emission development

Cities across the globe meet to define best practices in low emission development

Sometimes seeing something is the best way to learn. That’s what representatives from 23 cities in Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Rwanda, South Africa and Europe ...

Cities dig deep and rise up to overcome growing threats

Cities dig deep and rise up to overcome growing threats

Driverless transport, underground shops, heated bike paths, armed street patrols — this is not the setting for a dystopian novel, but it could soon be the city where you live.

4 Predictions for Urban Planning Post-Coronavirus

4 Predictions for Urban Planning Post-Coronavirus

The big question for planners since the outset of the pandemic has been how cities and communities will change, and what role planners will take in implementing those changes. Here are four ...

Rethinking Urban Mobility for the Post-Covid City

Rethinking Urban Mobility for the Post-Covid City

The current situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic presents a unique opportunity to revolutionize urban mobility and the way we live in smart cities.

'If we have to leave, we leave': the downside of life in China's park city

'If we have to leave, we leave': the downside of life in China's park city

The next 15 megacities #13: Chengdu is arguably China’s most liveable burgeoning megacity, following in the footsteps of England’s garden city movement – but on an epic scale

Cities In The Time Of Coronavirus

Cities In The Time Of Coronavirus

People think me foolish when I tell them I caught public transport to Melbourne to get a flushot at my central city workplace. The partial, confusing lockdown had just been instated, ...

The Role of VR & AR In Urban Development and Planning

The Role of VR & AR In Urban Development and Planning

The quality and applicability of technology speak for the quality of developers we have today.

Creating Successful Smart Cities That Are Sustainable, Resilient, And Livable

Creating Successful Smart Cities That Are Sustainable, Resilient, And Livable

Author: Petra Hurtado When reading about smart cities and related technology innovations, one may get the impression smart cities are something IT companies are creating by selling ...

Bringing (more) sustainability to cities: 5 golden rules

Bringing (more) sustainability to cities: 5 golden rules

The second URBACT City Lab took place in Brussels (BE) on 2nd and 3rd July 2019: “How are cities putting sustainable urban development into practice?” was the core question that drove us ...

How can feminist urbanism help build more equal cities? Lessons from Latin America

How can feminist urbanism help build more equal cities? Lessons from Latin America

Cities still mirror gender inequality – and women's organizations are playing a key role in changing that.

Suburban Sprawl Increases the Risk of Future Pandemics

Suburban Sprawl Increases the Risk of Future Pandemics

By Michael Grove, ASLA The export of American culture is one of the most influential forces in our interconnected world. From Dakar to Delhi, American pop music, movies, and artery-clogging ...

Cities of missed opportunities: improving the lives of people in poverty

Cities of missed opportunities: improving the lives of people in poverty

Many cities have become missed opportunities for people living in poverty. Ahead of the World Urban Forum, there are five ways to tackle this.