Pandemics and the future of urban density: Michael Hooper on hygiene, public perception and the “urban penalty”

In the face of the historical and contemporary evidence that cities may be viewed as sites of increased risk from infectious illnesses, are people’s perceptions of density actually influenced by hygiene concerns? 

https://www.gsd.harvard.edu/2020/04/have-we-embraced-urban-density-to-our-own-peril-michael-hooper-on-hygiene-public-perception-and-the-urban-penalty-in-a-global-pandemic/

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