Planning for Interpersonal Relationships: Data, Analytics, and a Romantic Case Study
October 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Urban planning philosophies support planning for altruism, social wellbeing and the public good–and more recently, for happy neighborhoods, support of mental health and cultivation of social capital. This work advocates for a shift in planning towards interpersonal relationship and social network-oriented planning. This shift is important in today’s increasingly virtual, lonely world. It is also especially timely amid the COVID-19 pandemic and planning strategies to re-introduce the public to shared spaces in its aftermath.