AUTHOR: Sascha Roesler
CONTEXT: Video contribution for the newsletter of the Università della Svizzera italiana, May 4, 2020.
KEYWORDS: Covid-19, Epidemiology, Hygiene, Modern Architecture, Slum, Smart City, Living Lab
Since the emersion of Covid-19 in Europe, mainly virologist and economist are the scientific providers of keywords and the main advisors of goverments and the public. Historically however modern architecture and urban planning decisively contributed to the development of a hygienic self-image in Europe in the first half of the 20th century.