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“Architects & designers have unique critical thinking skills & the ability to imagine new futures.”

– Juan Cruz Serafini, Argentina

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“Financialization and tourism will no longer be the strongest drivers of urban development.”

– Kaarin Taipale, Finland

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“We have to further examine urban density and the role of public space.”

– Florian Heinzelmann, Indonesia

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“The authorities must now give priority to the inclusion of informal settlements.”

– Avneesh Tiwari, India

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“We must focus on more inclusive development”

– Fasil Giorghis, Ethiopia

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“It may well be that we are entering a period of dispersion, in contradistinction to densification.”

– Enrique Norten, Mexico/USA

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“The pandemic clearly highlights the challenges of existing cities and their inhabitants.”

– Eduardo Pizarro, Brazil

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“Creativity and the resulting innovation require people to work together physically.”

– Marilyne Andersen, Switzerland

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“Cities in all their facets must now undergo major transformation.”

– Meisa Batayneh Maani, Jordan

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“Our profession will go through a revolution in terms of designing antimicrobial building materials.”

– Nada Nafeh, Egypt

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“I hope to see an improvement of health infrastructure.”

– Brinda Somaya, India

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“Our relationship with digital tools will become very crucial.”

– Erwin Viray, Singapore

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“The current linear form of economy is no longer tenable.”

– Maria Atkinson, Australia

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“This is a wake-up call for architects to reconsider how built space is constituted.”

– Fernando González Piris, Spain

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“Architects and planners are now going to have to carefully rethink the structure of our cities.”

– Mitchell Joachim, USA

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“Suddenly products and services within the neighborhood are the most important things.”

– Nand Kumar, India

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“It’s important to use available space more flexibly than in the past.”

– Stuart Smith, Germany

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“Our built environment should be a source of comfort while uplifting our spirit.”

– Gabriela Lee Alardín, Mexico

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