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154 25 Sep 2014
00:51:36

The beauty episode: does a pretty place improve quality of life? And what fits into the category of “beautification” – can baroque architecture and graffiti coexist?

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153 18 Sep 2014
00:51:14

The dying breeds: Cities are rapidly changing places in the global hierarchy and with all of the new people, new buildings and new things to do, some are inevitably left behind. In this episode we’re looking at some fading classics and also tracking the changes that will help cities of the future.

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152 11 Sep 2014
00:50:04

World cities: capitals of commerce, culture, politics or transport are in a bare-knuckle fight to attract the world’s attention. But should every city try to play this game? We look at the savvy world cities who know their target audience.

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151 4 Sep 2014
01:00:00

Site lines: how does art, theatre or business respond to the city that it is based in? This episode is a look at what we are calling the site-specific city.

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150 28 Aug 2014
00:51:26

The new urbanists: who are they? From app entrepreneurs with eyes fixed on solutions-for-cities prize money to film festivals and art shows that bring the conversations about metropolis-making into the mainstream.

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149 21 Aug 2014
00:50:37

Independent cities: we discuss whether London could ever become a separate city state, take a look at which areas work best for independent businesses, and visit a café in Vancouver for a digital detox experience. Plus, we find out how Istanbul’s urban landscape is evolving.

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148 14 Aug 2014
00:50:39

The office: being in an environment you love shouldn't mean having to count down the hours until your commute home. We look at what makes the perfect space for work and what that has to do with the city around it.

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147 7 Aug 2014
01:00:00

Fast packages: we cover the world of city logistics and lightning-quick services ranging from property maintenance to the use of UAVs, tricycles to miniature railways.

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146 31 Jul 2014
01:00:00

Dogs: we spend an hour with man’s best friend and look at the city from a dog’s eye-view. Why are city-slickers gaga over pricey pooch pampering?

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145 24 Jul 2014
01:00:00

Homes: a look at the most important four walls. We find out what a housing association has been doing for Londoners for over 150 years, take a tour of a gay housing complex in Berlin, discover what it's like to live in an apartment in central Tokyo, and hop on and off a few houseboats in between.

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144 17 Jul 2014
01:00:00

City streets: we take a look at cities from the ground up, learning how much it costs to set-up new a street, why one developer is eager to give new life to one of Lisbon’s oldest neighbourhoods, we also discover a hidden road in the heart of Manhattan, and get a flavour of street life in Delhi, Toronto, Berlin and Athens.

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143 10 Jul 2014
01:00:00

Suburbs: how to bring them back to life, what a 'sprawl index' says about a city and what happens when neglected ’burbs fight back. Join us as we head to Istanbul, Washington DC, New York and London.

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