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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Tall Stories 218: A Dickensian pub crawl

As hospitality reopens in the UK just in time for the last of the summer sun, Monocle’s Christy Evans takes us on a journey through London with a tour of Charles Dickens’ pubs.


 2020-08-03  8m

Back on the road

Alex Williams, director...We forecast how our city streets are set to change and learn a few lessons about the future of urban transport.


 2020-07-30  30m

Tall Stories 217: The Orelhão

We seek shelter from the Brazilian sun in the shade of a quirky telephone box, the design of which has made its way across South America since its introduction in the 1970s.


 2020-07-27  5m

Post-pandemic recovery

As governments start to think about post-pandemic recovery plans, we take a look at our cities and what is being done to mitigate the effect of a world brought to a standstill.


 2020-07-23  29m

Tall Stories 216: Australia 108, Melbourne

We visit the highest rooftop in Australia, to learn about a skyscraper providing a refreshing change from the usual cookie-cutter projects that dot the country’s east coast.


 2020-07-20  6m

Urban wildlife

We are not the only inhabitants of our cities – so this week we decided to talk about some of the urban wildlife living in the places we call home.


 2020-07-16  27m

Tall Stories 215: La Borda, Barcelona

We head to Barcelona to ponder whether apartment blocks can forge communal bonds and help their tenants get closer to nature.


 2020-07-13  4m

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