In 2020, we witnessed the unprecedented phenomenon when the whole world faced one and the same threat and a need for development of measures to counteract — both short-term and long-term ones. What recovery strategies for the urban environment have governments of various countries and cities offered to implement after pandemic? What do they have in common, how do they differ and what results have been achieved already? Is the density of population really a key factor that influences the speed of disease communication? Has coronavirus passed death sentence upon cities? How can recovery of city economy benefit from the opening of a new museum dedicated to architecture and design? Why do people need to green up roofs to stop the epidemic? What lessons should we learn from the current events?
Life in the Post-pandemic Era: New Challenges and Strategies for Spatial Development
General Staff Building 6/8 Palace sq., St. Petersburg
Mikhail ShvydkoySpecial Representative of the President of Russia for International Cultural Cooperation. Russia
Vladimir GrigorievChairman, Committee for Urban Construction and Architecture; Chief Architect of St. Petersburg. Russia
Michel LussaultProfessor of Geography and Urban Studies at University of Lyon, France in a Graduate School called Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon. France
Natalia Fishman-BekmambetovaAssistant to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan. Russia