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Cities during the Outbreak

Live updates COVID-19 from EUROCITIES

🌍🔗https://covidnews.eurocities.eu/
European cities respond to the coronavirus crisis.

Sounds from the global Covid-19 lockdown

🌍🔗https://citiesandmemory.com/covid19-sounds
Audio project charting sounds and stories of the pandemic by inviting anyone around the world to send in a sound recording during lockdown. Visitors to the site can listen to the sounds and read their accompanying stories on an interactive map: just click on a point to listen to the sound, and hit the “info” symbol to read the story behind it.

Cities Responses

Smart City Collaboration Framework for COVID-19 Response

🔗https://strategyofthings.io/covid19-framework
Smart city collaboration framework for COVID-19 response: Best practices, use cases and solutions that others are using.


See also:

🔗Local Government

Cultural Projects

Contagious Cities

🌍🔗https://wellcome.ac.uk/what-we-do/our-work/contagious-cities
Contagious Cities was an international cultural project around the global challenges of epidemic preparedness that ran from September 2018 to September 2019. It explored the outcomes of this cohabitation, and the relationship between microbes, migration and the metropolis and combined artist residencies, exhibitions, interactive experiences, events and broadcasts.

Post Pandemic

Appropedia

🌏🔗https://www.appropedia.org/Welcome_to_Appropedia
Appropedia, collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology, etc

Premonition

🔗https://subpixel.space/entries/premonition/
What might happen to public spaces?

Empty Cities

📺https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFZZF39fgWM

Before and after coronavirus - scenes from the world's biggest cities, Barcelona, Paris, London, Vatican City, Milan, Berlin, NYC, New Delhi, Tel Aviv, Athens, Rio de Janeiro, Tunis, Johannesburg


When Everyone Stays Home: Empty Public Spaces During Coronavirus

🔗https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2020/03/empty-spaces-due-coronavirus-fears/607666/

The empty spaces by The Atlantic


🔗https://twitter.com/tha_rami/status/1240191545330094080

On Mecca being empty 


📺https://youtu.be/UaLypuz-ZsY
Tehran- The Streets of Tehran Under Quarantine | The New Yorker

📺https://youtu.be/rYTNO_WtNys
New York- The Streets of New York City Under Quarantine | The New Yorker

📺https://youtu.be/DLgM6bLh3Ag
Rome- The Streets of Rome Under Quarantine | The New Yorker

📺https://youtu.be/YtOQOoBOULg
Milan- The Streets of Milan Under Quarantine | The New Yorker

Pandemics and Architecture/Urbanism

What Makes an Office Building “Healthy” | Harvard Business Review

🔗https://hbr.org/2020/04/what-makes-an-office-building-healthy

Urban Resilience