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Ditto for being unwilling to adapt (or at least recognize that things have changed) to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Our cities and pandemics go hand in hand, influencing each other in a subtle tug-and-pull, oftentimes with important and long-lasting consequences.
Being confined to our homes during the lockdown has heightened our awareness of space and place. Placemaking has never been more important as Lord Richard Best pointed out in his foreword to the recent RIBA report, ‘Future Place, unlocking the potential of places’. Many town and cities already have urgent, multiple challenges including the climate
For years now, smart mobility has promised so much in transforming the world’s cities and making the lives of those who live in them easier, more enjoyable and more efficient. How much of that promise is really being delivered? Could we be doing better?