Monocle 24: The Urbanist

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.

https://monocle.com/radio/shows/the-urbanist

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 25m. Bisher sind 414 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 3 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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Moving capitals


We ask why leaders often flirt with the idea of changing their country’s capital and what it means if those plans go ahead.


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Tall Stories 190: Nonbei Yokocho, Tokyo


This week we head to the alleyways of Shibuya in Japan’s capital to learn how small coincidences can make seemingly impenetrable cities feel a little more welcoming.


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Small Cities


They’re not for everyone but the best small cities can have life-enhancing advantages. Living in them isn’t only about space, comfort and affordability – but a more community-minded feel too.


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Tall Stories 189: Happy Foot Sad Foot


This week Monocle’s Carlota Rebelo takes us to the neighbourhood of Silver Lake in Los Angeles to share the story of an unassuming city icon: a rotating sign outside a foot clinic.


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Tall Stories 189: Happy Foot Sad Foot


This week Monocle’s Carlota Rebelo takes us to the neighbourhood of Silver Lake in Los Angeles to share the story of an unassuming city icon: a rotating sign outside a foot clinic.


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Transit maps


How does the design of a transit map help to define a city? Our host Andrew Tuck is joined by three experts and enthusiasts in the field to discuss provenance and progression in the way we chart our transport lines – from London’s Tube to New York’s subway.


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Tall Stories 188: HoHo Wien, Vienna


We visit HoHo Wien – one of the world’s tallest wooden skyscrapers. Towering 84 metres above northeast Vienna, this new wooden structure is being hailed as a “lighthouse project” of sustainable living.


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Best of Tall Stories 2019


We take a whirlwind trip around the world before returning home to London in our look back at the best of our Tall Stories series in 2019.


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Best of 2019


Monocle’s Andrew Tuck runs through some of the highlights of 2019 on The Urbanist, including the thoughts of Los Angeles’ chief sustainability officer, a tour of the city of Cayenne and a discussion with architect Alfredo Brillembourg.


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Smart ideas


Technology plays a huge role in our relationship with cities: from simple things such as being able to pay for your subway ride with your phone to more serious efforts such as using drones to help keep protests peaceful.


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