The Covid pandemic has left a wake of destruction on people’s lives and made a ghost town out of many a high street. So as nations start to get back on their feet, can temporary arts ventures help heal communities and save commercial spaces?
Though some might sneer, Hockney’s playful scribble is a testament to the optimism and humour public art can bring to cities.
Wuhan’s lockdown was brutal in the extreme but effective, allowing the city to reopen relatively quickly. Companies in the West may look upon it with envy, but would citizens?
Technology leaders from the English Football Association and the National Ballet of Canada recall how they kept players and performers working safely in the pandemic.
Cities can make parks feel safe and accommodating for housed and unhoused residents alike. A new toolkit shows what that looks like.
Covid-19 has amplified the structural problems with these tiny apartments as daily life spills out into the street.
Mayor Ada Colau says her city's ongoing work to create affordable housing and safer streets provided a foundation for its crisis response.