Cover art for
A

Affairs / Podcast

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.

RSS Feed
374

Latest episode

Traffic:

City-dwellers cannot avoid traffic jams, roundabouts and pedestrian crossings as cars continue to dominate our urban areas. Join us as we unpack traffic and how driving affects us.

Latest episodes

EpisodeDateDescriptionDownloadPlay
37413 Dec 2018
27 min

Traffic: 

City-dwellers cannot avoid traffic jams, roundabouts and pedestrian crossings as cars continue to dominate our urban areas. Join us as we unpack traffic and how driving affects us.

DownloadPlay
10 Dec 2018
6 min

Tall Stories 136: the Supreme Court of British Columbia complex: 

We’re in Vancouver to assess how one of its central institutional buildings – which is also one of the country’s architectural gems – might offer lessons to city-builders across Canada today.

DownloadPlay
3736 Dec 2018
30 min

Athens special: 

To coincide with the release of our new Athens travel guide, Monocle’s Venetia Rainey takes the temperature of the city she calls home.

DownloadPlay
3 Dec 2018
5 min

Tall Stories 135: Niemeyer in Tripoli: 

Oscar Niemeyer designed the Rashid Karami International Fair in Tripoli in the 1960s. But before work was complete the country descended into civil war and now the magnificent site is slowly crumbling.

DownloadPlay
37229 Nov 2018
30 min

LA CoMotion part 2: 

Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck and America’s editor at large Ed Stocker wrap up their report from this year’s urban-mobility conference LA CoMotion.

DownloadPlay
26 Nov 2018
5 min

Tall Stories 134: Northland Mall: 

What can the mastermind of the much-maligned mall teach us about cherishing our high streets? Plenty, says Monocle's Josh Fehnert.

DownloadPlay
37122 Nov 2018
30 min

LA CoMotion part 1: 

Monocle’s editor Andrew Tuck and Americas editor at large Ed Stocker team up in Los Angeles to report from this year’s urban-mobility conference LA CoMotion.

DownloadPlay
19 Nov 2018
9 min

Tall Stories 133: Red Vienna: 

Sandwiched between the grassroots Vienna settlement movement and the ascent of fascism in 1934, Red Vienna is a unique example of social housing.

DownloadPlay
37015 Nov 2018
30 min

The London bus: 

We devote an episode to London’s most recognisable form of transport: the bus. Authors Travis Elborough and Joe Kerr discuss their book ‘Bus Fare’.

DownloadPlay
12 Nov 2018
3 min

Tall Stories 132: London’s Soho: 

Monocle 24's Fernando Augusto Pacheco examines the changing face of London's Soho, from it being a place where you’d go to dance to becoming a mecca for menswear.

DownloadPlay
3698 Nov 2018
30 min

CityLab 2018: 

This year’s edition of CityLab brought together more than 600 city leaders to discuss some of the world’s most urgent urban issues; here’s our report.

DownloadPlay
5 Nov 2018
3 min

Tall Stories 131: Kavanagh building : 

Monocle editor Andrew Tuck takes us to Buenos Aires to bring us the story of what was once the highest skyscraper in Latin America.

DownloadPlay
3681 Nov 2018
30 min

Special live edition: 

Monocle editor Andrew Tuck is joined by Henry Squire, Alice Cabaret, Sam Potter and Kat Hanna for a live edition of the programme, celebrating the launch of ‘The Monocle Guide to Building Better Cities’.

DownloadPlay
29 Oct 2018
5 min

Tall Stories 130: Old Elbe tunnel: 

We head to the port city of Hamburg to explore a centenary structure that connects the centre to the southern shore of the Elbe.

DownloadPlay
36725 Oct 2018
30 min

Genoa: after the Morandi bridge: 

On 14 August, during heavy rainfall, a motorway bridge collapsed in Genoa. It brought the region to a standstill and now, two months on, we’re back in the city to try and understand the consequences.

DownloadPlay

/

sign in to monocle

new to monocle?

Print magazine subscriptions start from £55.

Subscribe now

Loading...

/

15

15

Live

00:0001:00

  • The Stack328