On Monday church bells in Orlando were rung 49 times to mark one year since the deadliest mass shooting in US history took place at the Pulse Nightclub. Monocle’s Tomos Lewis, who covered the immediate aftermath, reflects on how the city has fared in the year that has passed.
Grenfell Tower was one of those ubiquitous characterless blocks that pepper the English urban skyline. After a deadly fire furious voices can be heard everywhere, all asking the same question: how could this be allowed to happen in 2017? We speak with former city-planner and friend of ‘The Urbanist’ Peter Rees.
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