After coronavirus: how seasonal migration and empty centres might change our cities

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Abstract

The changes to urban space brought by the coronavirus have many people asking what the post-pandemic city might look like. For example, as people may continue to avoid crowds for fear of becoming ill and more are able to work from home, will more people leave high-density cities for peripheral or rural areas? After all, research shows that the spread of COVID-19 has been linked to urban density.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2020

Keywords

  • cities
  • urban space
  • city centres
  • Covid-19
  • pandemic
  • urbanism

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