Pandemic Urbanism

Abstracts


May 14, 2020

Maintaining, Making and “Making do” – Repair Cultures During COVID-19

By Ellan Spero (efs8@mit.edu) MIT & Station1 Coauthors: Devon Olson, University of North Dakota; Ellen Stewart, Housing & Community Development, Town of Blacksburg VA The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Resilience by Any Other Name,” from 2:00 – 3:00 PM on May 29, 2020. Practices of…


Communications technology: New concepts of space, and co-dependency on the machine

By Laura Belik (laurabelik@berkeley.edu, website) PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Virtual Culture,” from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM on May 29, 2020. Communications technology: New concepts of space, and co-dependency on the machine During times of seclusion, when sociability is dictated…


A (Pandemic) Night in the Museum – How Cities Can Watch Over their Cultural Institutions in a Time of COVID-19

By Rebecca F. Kemper Researcher, COSI Science Museum The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Virtual Culture,” from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM on May 29, 2020. Notable cultural institutions such as New York’s MoMA or Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) increase the prestige of the city…


Floating Above “19”

By Kristen Sierra (amazonred53@gmail.com, website) Artist, Shilshole Prepares The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Urban Form Beyond the Norm,” from 10:15 – 11:15 AM on May 29, 2020. I live aboard a sailboat at Shilshole Bay Marina. There are roughly 1,450 boats, 350 of which are…


Post Corona City

By Friederike Meyer (meyer@postcoronacity.net) Thomas Mann House Fellow, Los Angeles Coauthor: Doris Kleilein, Thomas Mann House Fellow Los Angeles The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Urban Form Beyond the Norm,” from 10:15 – 11:15 AM on May 29, 2020. Density, Mobility and Common Good – Towards…


COVID-19, Equity and Single-Family Zoning

By Rick Mohler (remohler@uw.edu, website) Associate Professor, University of Washington Department of Architecture The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Urban Form Beyond the Norm,” from 10:15 – 11:15 AM on May 29, 2020. Among the most contentious yet critical social equity challenges facing the U.S. today…


Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on attitudes toward sharing rides

By Parastoo Jabbari (jabbari@uw.edu, website) PhD student, University of Washington Coauthor: Don MacKenzie The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Post-Pandemic Mobilities,” from 2:00 – 3:00 PM on May 29, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic, and as a result, stay-at-home orders and closure of unessential businesses had changed…


How Public Transportation Can Combat Inequality to Provide for Healthier Future

By Alexandra King (king@ctaa.org) Senior Program Associate, Health Care and Transportation, Community Transportation Association of America The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Post-Pandemic Mobilities,” from 2:00 – 3:00 PM on May 29, 2020. Even before the present crisis, public transportation was a critical component of community…


How can we plan post-pandemic cities to be more accessible to people with disabilities?

By Abigail Cochran (acochran@berkeley.edu) Ph.D. Candidate, Department of City & Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Post-Pandemic Mobilities,” from 2:00 – 3:00 PM on May 29, 2020. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, options for getting around have drastically…


Periphery Everywhere

By AbdouMaliq Simone (a.t.simone@sheffield.ac.uk, website) Senior Professorial Fellow, The Urban Institute The author will give this presentation at the Pandemic Urbanism Symposium in a session titled “Peripheries and Centers,” from 3:15 – 4:15 PM on May 29, 2020. The antecedents for the present urban condition might suggest that, instead of viewing the quarantines, curfews, exoduses,…



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