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Monocle 24: The Urbanist

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With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Networks:

Monocle

Description:

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

Language:

English

Contact:

Midori House, 1 Dorset Street, London, W1U 4EG, UK +44 20 7725 4388


Episodes

Tall Stories 286: Tempelhofer Feld, Berlin

12/6/2021
Madeleine Pollard tells the tale of one of Berlin’s most storied open spaces, which wears its aviation history on its sleeve. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:52

Past and future

12/2/2021
Today we bring you two major stories: a look at how the port of London has changed the fabric of the city and moulded the communities around it; and we dissect the plans for Amazon’s new headquarters, which it is hoped will invigorate a new area in the US. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:57

Tall Stories 285: St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong

11/29/2021
Monocle’s Naomi Xu Elegant visits a historic church that sits on the only piece of freehold land in Hong Kong. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:04

What are cities made of?

11/25/2021
From concrete to timber and glass to steel, there are many facets that make up a city – but are all of them as obvious as they sound? This week we discuss the very action of city-building from the physical to the intangible. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:50

Tall Stories 284: Lapinlahti Hospital, Helsinki

11/22/2021
Monocle’s Petri Burtsoff tells us about a former hospital’s second life, which has been embraced and defended by citizens. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:28

Climate migration

11/18/2021
How is climate change affecting our migration habits? And are cities equipped to deal with the impending influx of migrants as urban displacement becomes more common? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:05

Tall Stories 283: Mosaic Stadium, Regina

11/15/2021
Monocle’s Sheena Rossiter takes a trip to the Saskatchewan capital to see the newly renovated Mosaic Stadium come alive. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:16

How many minutes?

11/11/2021
We weigh in on one of urbanism’s biggest buzzwords of the past few years, the 15-minute city, and assess a few alternatives. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:35

Tall Stories 282: Elizabeth Street Garden, New York

11/8/2021
Monocle’s Henry Rees-Sheridan looks at a clash between two equally admirable projects fighting for space in New York City. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:25

New takes on the urban environment

11/4/2021
We look at some city projects, from Japan to Canada and the UK, that are offering a fresh perspective on their urban environments. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:51

Tall Stories 281: Casa de Chá da Boa Nova, Porto

11/1/2021
Monocle’s Ivan Carvalho takes us to Portugal to examine one of the earliest works by Alvaro Siza Vieira, perched on the coastline outside Porto. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:07

Special: New York’s mayoral race

10/28/2021
Who will take the top seat in city hall? Monocle’s Henry Rees-Sheridan takes a closer look at the big issues facing New York, the candidates vying to be the next mayor and the party politics at play in the Big Apple. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:42

Tall Stories 280: Gartenbaukino, Vienna

10/25/2021
Monocle’s Alexei Korolyov brings us the story of Vienna’s premier spot for premiere screenings, the Gartenbaukino. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:35

Utopian Hours 2021

10/21/2021
Monocle’s Carlota Rebelo reports from Turin, which is playing host to a crowd of urbanists, designers and city-enthusiasts for this year’s edition of Utopian Hours. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:30

Tall Stories 279: London’s blue plaques

10/18/2021
Monocle’s Sophie Monaghan-Coombs investigates what’s behind the blue plaques that dot buildings across London. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:58

‘The Urbanist’: 10 years

10/14/2021
Monocle 24 marks 10 years of broadcasting this week and to celebrate we are looking back at the last 10 years of urbanism, speaking to a few old friends and discussing what the next decade has in store. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:30

Tall Stories 278: Zina Dizengoff Square, Tel Aviv

10/11/2021
We head to Tel Aviv to pay a visit to one of the city’s most famous public spaces. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:05:11

Far-flung stories

10/7/2021
We look well beyond our London HQ to explore some urbanism stories from the farthest reaches of the globe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:42

Tall Stories 277: Cukrarna, Ljubljana

10/4/2021
We visit a new art gallery, which is built in a derelict sugar refinery and forms part of a riverside revival going on in Slovenia’s capital. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:38

The Monocle Quality of Life Conference in Athens

9/30/2021
We highlight some key urbanism takeaways from this year’s edition of the Monocle Quality of Life Conference in the Greek capital. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:34