This episode focuses on how pandemics have shaped cities around the world and Covid-19 has not been an exception to the rule. The legacy of this global novel virus outbreak has already shifted our focus around the world and even here in Lagos to health, hygiene, and our safety in cities. It’s all about how buildings and public spaces contribute or diminish or well-being. Suddenly, we’ve been forced to wonder if our tiny offices are properly ventilated and question whether our general hospitals or primary health care centers were designed with pandemics in mind.
As we increasingly spend more time indoors, we must now ask ourselves, how do the spaces we interact with everyday influence our mental and physical health?