Fonte Nova Square / José Adrião Arquitetos. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Written by Cecília Garcia | Translated by Tarsila Duduch

This June, the Global Cities program of the University of São Paulo (USP) carried out the research Emoções Momentâneas (lit. Momentary Emotions) to measure how the pandemic was changing the relationship of individuals with public spaces in São Paulo. Among the collected data, there was one that caught the attention of the group of researchers: 86% of the surveyed people wanted to spend time in green environments such as parks and squares.

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