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Publication . Article . 2020

COVID-19 Challenge, Information Technologies, and Smart Cities: Considerations for Well-Being

Hisham Abusaada; Abeer Elshater;
Open Access   English  
Published: 24 Jul 2020 Journal: International Journal of Community Well-Being (issn: 2524-5295, eissn: 2524-5309, Copyright policy )
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Abstract
Coronavirus (COVID-19) raises an essential debate about implementing the ideas and insights of smart technology in the fields of urban planning and design. This commentary sheds light on considerations and challenges in the area of knowledge in these fields as consequences of the recent pandemic. The concluded remarks cover issues with a specific focus on accelerating the digital transformation in education and a typo-morphological analysis that ends with revisiting the norms and standards of social distancing. Besides, this commentary recommends research directions to follow after the pandemic recedes, tackling the multidisciplinarity between fields of specialisation.
Subjects by Vocabulary

Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Urban planning Multidisciplinary approach Engineering ethics Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Well-being Information technology business.industry business Social distance Political science Digital transformation Urban design

Subjects

Commentary, Coronavirus, Smart technology, Urban design, Urbanism next