The Post-pandemic City

Apart from being merely a global public healthcare system failure, Covid-19 has highlighted, at all institutional levels, deficiency in terms of economic, social and institutional resiliency and environmental and human rights protection. As the recent experience demonstrates, unsustainable cities, urban lifestyles, polluted and degraded environment as well as rising inequalities and compression of human rights represent the context for the spread of the pandemic and the aggravation of its impact on health and quality of life for people.
The paper examines possible strategies and administrative measures to push towards a systemic rethinking of urban policies around some essential and indisputable lines of change in order to orient them towards more effective sustainability and resiliency based on the linkages between health emergency, environmental issues and human rights and on the use of artificial intelligence.