From full classrooms to full ZOOM-rooms over a night. This is how abrupt a transition it was for education in the rise of COVID-19.
In the spring of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic closed offices and moved the workspace into the home. A year later, this process seems irreversible, and the change affects not only the work culture, but also the appearance of our cities in the future.
Museums seem to have always met the pandemic’s precautions — they are clean and spacious, we don’t touch anything or anyone inside, we don’t speak loudly. However, this did not save them from the crisis and the need for change.
The shared open spaces in our cities are meant to attract and gather people together, but the pandemic left them empty and abandoned and even turned them into a threat.