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Infrastructure can help drive economic recovery—but these design principles must be followed

In the rush to build our way out of the slump we must not abandon what makes infrastructure so valuable in the first place

By Sadie Morgan  

During the last three months of effective lockdown, it has been tempting to allow our horizons to narrow—both as a nation and as individuals. The crisis has confined us to our homes and consumed the government, sowing uncertainty about what the world will look like in a fortnight’s time, let alone in the next decade.

With each of us better acquainted with the walls surrounding us, the pandemic has temporarily bridled many of our personal ambitions and the progress we wanted for our communities. And yet, while the moment is downcast,…

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