The Urbanist

An ‘Urbanist’ melting pot

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7 July 2016

Episode 247

30 minutes


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We report on some of the key issues that have been debated across conference rooms in the past few weeks: the impact that creative industries have in our cities at Music Cities Convention; the idea of a zero-carbon London at The Liveable City; and the challenges Prague is facing at Resite 2016.

7 July 2016

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Music Cities Convention 2016

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As our cities continue to grow and develop into global melting pots, the impact that creative industries can have on aspects of urban-planning is becoming increasingly clear.

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Chapter 2

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Prague: challenges and what comes next

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We speak with Petra Kolínská, deputy mayor of Prague, and Jaromír Hainc of the Prague Institute for Planning and Development.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

The Liveable City: Syed Ahmed

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Last month the Royal Danish Embassy launched a week-long event called The Liveable City. Monocle’s Joleen Goffin speaks with Syed Ahmed, director of think-tank Energy for London, who chaired a panel that examined the idea of creating a zero-carbon London.

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