The COVID-19 outbreak has led to a new normal way of life and raised the awareness that public health is fundamental to urban life. The pandemic has reemphasized the urgency and importance of building healthy and resilient cities. The webinar series “Healthy Cities in the Post COVID-19 Era” will focus on healthy cities, and discuss how to plan and reshape our cities and communities into healthy and resilient against public health emergency from various angles, including urban planning and designing, inclusiveness and equity, health impact assessment, healthy buildings.
The first webinar session is on “Healthy Communities, Urban Planning, and COVID-19,” and supported by ADB East Asia Department, College of Architecture and Urban Planning of Tongji University, and ADB-PRC Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative.
James Lynch, Director General, East Asia Department, ADB
LI Xiangning, Dean, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University
WANG Lan, Professor, Deputy Dean, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University; Director, Healthy City WLan Lab
LIU Daizong, China Director of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities Director of Communications for WRI China, World Resources Institute (WRI)
YU Yifan, Professor, Department of Urban Planning, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University