|Wednesday, June 24|
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected our daily lives in more ways than one, including our daily work, our research and this whole conference. As it stands, the number of articles, videos, podcasts, webpages and various hot takes produced in the last months to discuss the prospective changes brought for by the pandemic might rival the popularity of funny cats video on the Internet. Beyond these discussions, whose validity will be tested with empirical data, wed like to take a step back to reflect on what we can learn from the Covid-19 pandemic in the field of person-environment research. You are invited to participate in one of the seven thematic forums and share your ideas on promising avenues for relevant person-environment research. The themes are a means to get the discussion started: they are not in any way restrictive.
Changes in building criteria integrating pandemic risk
* Sherry Ahrentzen, University of Florida, United States
How to identify relevant transformations of urban/architectural spaces in the time of COVID? What can be learned from temporary reconfigurations of space? What are the challenges in creating environments for seniors, the elderly, and long-term care?