Moving into January of 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic has been around us for about a year. The novel pandemic has undoubtedly changed the way we life, work, play around a city, affecting every single social activity such as seats sharing, trains commuting, and dining pattern of the people.
The radical change in social activities has prompted a new round of thinking about how the pandemic will redefine urban living as well as master planning of cities. The perceptions and priorities of urban dwellers could change profoundly and permanently, having experienced the worst hit of the wide-spread pandemic and unable to socially distance effectively.
Urban planners and master planners are now challenged to re-think how they should do things differently to create cities and developments that are more resilient to the cascading economic effect from a pandemic crisis.
What are the different views around the world?