Cities at the time of Covid

Urban public space is a space of relationships, marked by bodies, meetings, randomness, by a spontaneous order that cannot accept anything other than rules of common sense and not of imposition, if we want call this space public. It is a stage for the lives of all of us, who want to stay on the foreground or in the background, protagonists or extras in the urban comedy and, as in

In the midst of things. Cities and in-between spaces. A book by Iacopo Zetti and Maddalena Rossi

The book “In mezzo alle cose” has won the INU Urbanism Literature 2020 award in section monograph. The book relates a research experience that focused on in-between. Places on the margin of urban centralities, even when inside them, pieces of countryside escaped to buildings, small lots that make friction to the flow of the built environment that invades the valley bottom, errors of rational planning, brownfield, portions of infrastructures and