COVID-19: Curing disease with city design

July 1, 2020

When tuberculosis gripped the U.S. in the 1800s, health officials didn’t know enough about biology to cure it with medicine. But they did know that fresh air and sunlight offered some relief, which created a demand for public parks. Now, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, architects consider returning to city planning as a solution to contagious disease.

In this episode, we talk to Sara Jensen Carr (assistant professor of architecture).

Litmus is produced, reported and hosted by Emily Arntsen. Sound editing by Emily Arntsen and Anthony Pulido with mixing and mastering by Anthony Pulido. Edited by David Filipov.