International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Urban and Regional Planning | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020


Pandemics & Urban Planning: How a Co-operative Model is Performing Better than a Capitalist Model

Anjith Augustine


Abstract: The world is witnessing a catastrophe unfamiliar in recent times. While all the nations are fighting to put breaks on the spread, it is also important to look at different cities healthcare and disaster management models from the perspective of urban planning which is quiet often neglected. Historic references show several examples of city restricting exercises after many mass outbreaks. Different governance models are analyzed based on their recent responses to pandemics and their relationship with urban planning parameters. The paper looks into the importance of urban planning strategies in healthcare especially during critical situations of pandemics and calamities, drawings case studies from different models in the world.


Keywords: urban planning, healthy city, pandemic planning, city futures, covid-19, corona, socialist city, capitalist city, order and chaos


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,


Pages: 393 - 397


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