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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 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.


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 2020-07-02  27m