Increasing regional health through digital technology

Increasing regional health through digital technology

150 150 Sadmira Malaj

Post- Pandemic digital space integration in Lezha

ISBN: 978-9928-347-10-7
DOI: 10.37199/o41008207
ISSN: 2959-4081

Author: Otello Palmini
Affiliation: Ferrara University

This article aims to evaluate the potential for digital space integration in the Lezha region by taking into account Albanian urban planning practice and some Western experiences in the problematic context of the post-pandemic period as well. The digital hybridization of space is a key component of European spatial planning and is one possible way to deal with the criticalities raised by the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has deeply changed the European approach to spatial planning, highlighting the necessity to rethink mobility systems, public spaces and the relationship between space and health. The paper proposes to adopt a context-based and small-scale approach to maximize the positive effects of the digitalization of some spaces related to agritourism, mobility and environmental conservation. This approach would allow a regional way to the digitalization of space connected with the local culture and in dialogue with the informal capacities of the territory.

Publisher: Polis_press

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