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8 December 2016

Episode 269

30 minutes


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This week we report from the C40 conference where mayors gathered to discuss how to implement positive change in the world. Hop on a boat in Lisbon to talk about how collective action and architecture come together and we unpack the emerging trend of building over transit lines.

8 December 2016

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Mexico City: reporting from C40

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As populations grow in our metropolises, mayors gather to discuss how to help push through change where national governments are stalling or failing. We report from Mexico City.

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Lisbon: collective action

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A recent workshop in Lisbon gathered together speakers from across southern Europe to explore the role of architecture in processes of social organisation. Nothing that extraordinary in itself perhaps – except the fact that it all happened on a moving boat.

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Building over transit

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We look at the emerging urban trend of building over transit lines, from Manhattan West over Penn Station to Calgary’s new Central Library and Toronto’s Rail Deck Park.

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