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Will COVID-19 Make Us Think of Cities Differently?

On Mar 22, 2020
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SARS-CoV-2, or ‘COVID-19’, is quite a formidable foe. Easily transmissible, low-mortality rate, the flu-like virus spread across national borders and social strata with little discrimination. ...

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On Mar 22, 2020
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RT @NewCities: #BigPicture ‘Will #COVID-19 make us think of #cities differently?’ by @MicheleAcuto from @networkedcities. Get Acuto's take on the lasting effects of the #pandemic and our current #deglobalization. #urbanism #digitalconnectivity https://t.co/UqqvEOwnee
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Will COVID-19 Make Us Think of Cities Differently?

SARS-CoV-2, or ‘COVID-19’, is quite a formidable foe. Easily transmissible, low-mortality rate, the flu-like virus spread across national borders and social strata with little ...

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Several initiatives are trying to improve urban development through digital twins powered by publicly available tools such as Open Street Map and Minecraft.

IIED and partner events at the World Urban Forum (WUF10)

This page summarises the activities of IIED, its researchers and partners during the 10th session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 8-13 February 2020

Greenfield Smart Cities Shaping the Future of India

India’s economy has shown impressive growth in the last couple of decades, coupled with significant reduction in poverty. According to the International Monetary Fund, India’s economic ...

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Smart cities no longer belong to the future, but to the present, and all urban modernization plans now call on… | Public Sector | Construction | Engineering | Digital | International | ...

These Satellite Images Reveal Cities in Extraordinary Detail

A small percentage of the global footprint, cities wield disproportionate influence on humanity and its resources. "City Unseen" takes a high-level look at how urban landscapes shape the ...

Pandemics Are Also an Urban Planning Problem

Will COVID-19 change how cities are designed? Michele Acuto of the Connected Cities Lab talks about density, urbanization and pandemic preparation.