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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 27m. Bisher sind 847 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 21 hours 35 minutes


Urban monuments

Statues and monuments: architect Peter Eisenman discusses Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial and we find out why France rejected a statue of Carla Bruni.


 2012-04-19  50m

Temporary cities

The temporary city: author Peter Bishop joins us to look at transient urban trends in Manhattan and Tokyo.


 2012-04-12  49m

Urban fantasy

Fantasy cities: Peter Murray tells us his vision for 2050, we hear about Beirut’s future plans and visit a comic artist in Paris.


 2012-04-05  49m

City separation

Divided cities: from religion to economics, The Urbanist finds out why walls don’t work and how a flourishing neighbourhood doesn’t mean it’s any more neighbourly.


 2012-03-29  51m

Business hubs

Business cities: Andrew Tuck speaks to commuters, planners and creatives in Sydney, Beijing, Paris and London to learn what makes a good place do business.


 2012-03-22  51m

Keeping a city spick and span

How to keep a city clean: we meet a London street sweeper, learn why Malmö ditched rubbish trucks and look at Milan’s graffiti problem.


 2012-03-15  52m

Metropolitan neighbours

Urban neighbours: the Chilean mayor re-housing dogs, an Australian whose garage sale have gone global and the San Francisco restaurateur who created a food park.


 2012-03-08  51m

Urban rivers

Rivers: Tom Bolton guides us down London’s lost waterways and we learn about plans to turn part of New York’s East River into a resort.


 2012-03-01  51m

Gangsters, prison and crime

Crime and the city: the Chicago prison in a skyscraper, how Oslo street lighting prevents crime and a look at New York gangsters of old.


 2012-02-23  51m

Reviving small business

How New York is bringing back small businesses, urban researcher John Bingham-Hall on Detroit and Richard Florida on how to fix a city.


 2012-02-16  52m