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

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Tall Stories 185:


Monocle’s Georgina Godwin takes us from Harare to London to explore the significance of the humble doorbell – and how its chimes can become soundtracks to the various episodes of our lives.


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 2019-12-09  4m
 
 

Comedy and urbanism


Laughter is often the best way to deal with complex issues so it’s no wonder that it can make city living more agreeable. This week we explore how humour can be found in the built environment.


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 2019-12-06  29m
 
 

Comedy and urbanism


Laughter is often the best way to deal with complex issues so it’s no wonder that it can make city living more agreeable. This week we explore how humour can be found in the built environment.


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 2019-12-05  29m
 
 

Tall Stories 185: Ghosts


Andrew Tuck contemplates the urban apparitions that bring a sense of belonging to the cities in which we live.


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 2019-12-02  3m
 
 

Kindness


Can a city be kind? And how do citizens, activists and civic organisations show they care about building friendly places?


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 2019-11-28  29m
 
 

Tall Stories 184: Bank of Georgia, Tbilisi


We visit the Bank of Georgia’s Tbilisi HQ: a unique building that takes its design cues from the ‘Space City’ concept, aiming to cover less ground and give the surrounding area back to nature.


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 2019-11-25  5m
 
 

CoMotion LA 2019


Although it might seem ironic to hold a mobility conference in Los Angeles – infamous for its traffic woes – civic leaders, transit authorities and private mobility companies were in the city last week for the third edition of CoMotion LA. Monocle’s Carlota Rebelo reports.


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 2019-11-21  30m
 
 

Tall Stories 183: The Flower Nagai Line, Yamagata


We take a trip on the Flower Nagai Line, a quirky train line running through Japan’s Yamagata prefecture, that makes for a particularly unique commute.


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 2019-11-18  5m
 
 

The fall of the Berlin Wall, part 2


In the second part of our series, we look beyond Germany to ask a fundamental question: why do we divide people? From a 3,200km land border in North America to Europe’s last divided capital, we explore what lessons – if any – we’ve learnt from Berlin.


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 2019-11-14  30m
 
 


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. Nominee in the Smartest Podcast category of the 2019 British Podcast awards.


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 2019-11-14  30m