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.


Up, up we go

High-rises are associated with a certain culture and lifestyle but it’s not always a case of ‘us vs. them’. We explore the cultural legacy of some London gems from the 1960s, discover the unique skyline of São Paulo and get a window into the iconic Torres Blancas housing complex in Spain. Plus: we kick back at a few of Cairo’s rooftop gardens.


 2016-03-03  30m

How do you create a healthy city?

We look at the city as a human habitat and explore how to include our health and needs in the architectural canvas. There are urban fixes and planning decisions that can contribute to our wellbeing so how do you create a city that is healthy for both body and mind?


 2016-02-25  30m