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.

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Transforming our cities

What’s the formula for a city that works? We look at how some of our favourite urban projects are transforming their cities – and offer a model for building happier communities.


 2020-07-09  29m

Tall Stories 214: Berlin’s Tegel Airport

We stop off at Berlin’s Tegel Airport to learn about its colourful past and uncertain future.


 2020-07-07  5m

Reading the signs

We look to the world of wayfinding and city signage to explore where our information comes from and how it shapes the way we navigate our streets.


 2020-07-02  27m

Tall Stories 213: A tale of two incentives

Monocle’s Alexei Korolyov assesses two very different incentive schemes in the cities he calls home: Moscow and Vienna.


 2020-06-29  4m

Reopening our cities

As urban life slowly returns to normal, what sort of cities are we about to encounter? This week we look at the reopening of community centres and hear about plans to temporarily pedestrianise London’s Soho (and why that should be here to stay).


 2020-06-25  29m

Tall Stories 212: Ljubljana Castle

We visit Ljubljana Castle, a former medieval fortress that’s now at the heart of city life in the Slovenian capital. It hosts everything from award-winning restaurants to a diverse collection of cultural venues.


 2020-06-22  5m

What’s the role of the police in our cities?

The demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd have put police forces in the spotlight, particularly in the US, where they have reignited debate about the role of the police and whether forces need to be overhauled.


 2020-06-18  28m

Tall Stories 211: Kolonihaver, Copenhagen

Monocle’s Michael Booth takes us for a walk in a uniquely Danish version of what you might recognise as an allotment.


 2020-06-15  5m

A good response

We look at some of the better executed reactions to the coronavirus pandemic from countries around the world and assess how cities have been at the core of both the fallout and the recovery.


 2020-06-11  28m

Tall Stories 208: Ta Prosfygika, Athens

Venetia Rainey takes us to visit an apartment complex in Athens that still displays many scars from its eventful past.


 2020-06-09  4m