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Get ready for the great urban comeback | The Atlantic
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Get ready for the great urban comeback | The Atlantic

Over time, natural disasters and infectious diseases have shaped the way our city was built. This is the reason why we have drainage and transportation systems, skyscrapers, and water dams. “Disasters reveal problems that already existed, and in doing so, create an opportunity to go back and do what you should have done the first time,” Mitchell Moss said. As people look forward to a cure with COVID-19, it has made us realized that our modern cities need more improvement yet these yield ideas of innovation to design what our community truly needs: public safety and health.

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2020/10/how-disaster-shaped-the-modern-city/615484/

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