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Urban Space Under Pandemic 1

Course introduction


1.     Spatial essence from the perspective of City Being

Modern urban planning originated from public health, and modern public health has always paid attention to urban planning as well. Planning should focus not only on people's health, but also on the health of cities. Cities are always in the process of continuous external impact, and impact is an important driving force for urban growth. Through continuous reflection and response, City Being can be iterated and developed into advanced life.

2.     ‘Space for time’ to achieve resource allocation

How to deal with the epidemic, the city system complete the deployment of epidemic prevention resources by ‘space for time’ strategy.Taking Wuhan as an example, the emergency medical space system with key hospitals as the core set up beforehand by planning and implemented at first place as outbreak, so as to realize the hierarchical medical system.

3.     The role of urban planning in epidemic prevention

Urban planning can solve the problem of space for epidemic prevention. The intelligent diagnosis of the epidemic situation can be made through the presentation of the epidemic situation,prediction of the epidemic situation, technical care, country observation and city observation, as well as the intelligent simulation of the epidemic situation, the establishment of a smart community to build the anti-epidemic front-line, and the acquisition of the real-time status of the global epidemic situation, the dynamic data of the global epidemic situation and the report oft he world health organization and other global authoritative institutions.

4.     The impact of the epidemic will test the governance of cities

Is the inner urban space ready for the invasion of external impacts? A good urban space can not only bear the positive external factors well, but also resist the negative external factors.

5.     Urban governance ability returns to urban jiayuan

Urban jiayuan is the core and basic unit of City Being. The sustainability, immunity and resilience of urban jiayuan determine the vitality of cities. Through the urban grid governance, governance system and capacity of the modernization, intelligent platform to resist the major risks of the city, improve the overall vitality.

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About instructor

Wu Zhiqiang

Prof. WU Zhiqiang is Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Academician of German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), Academician of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science and Honorary Fellow of American Institute of Architects (Hon. FAIA). Prof. WU serves as Vice President of TONGJI University, Co-Chair of International Steering Committee of World Planning School Congress, Permanent Member of UNESCO-UIA (International Union of Architects) , Member of Advisory Committee - Creative Economy-United Nations Special Unit for South-South Cooperation, UNDP, National Master of Engineering Survey and Design. As Vice President of Urban Planning Society of China, Vice President of China Association of Building Energy Efficiency, Vice President of China Green Building Council, Prof. WU is the most influential academic figure in the field of urbanization study and urban planning. Prof. Wu is Chief Planner of World EXPO Shanghai 2010 and Qingdao World Horticultural Exhibition 2014 and the Chief Planner of the Earthquake Placement Plan in Sichuan as well. Currently Prof. WU is appointed as the chief planner of urban design concept for the sub-center of in Beijing.

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