Education for the resilient city – teaching and learning urban design and planning in COVID-19 times

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This article describes the TU Delft's 2020 experiences during the pandemic in teaching and learning urban design and planning for (post-)COVID-19 times. The article presents the view why, that and how the themes of spatial resilience
and governance resilience should be emphasized in urbanism curriculums. Additionally, it discusses the value of creating well-organized and empathetic online design studios as an inspiring learning environment for both student
and teacher.
Original languageEnglish
Article number2000052
Pages (from-to)119-124
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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  • Planning & Design Education
  • COVID-19 Impact on Planning & Design Education
  • Post-COVID city
  • Spatial Resilience
  • Governance
  • Governance resilience

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