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6 July 2017

Episode 299

22 minutes


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We hear all about the new temporary parliament in Vienna, discover how a temporary pavilion can improve public life and create a community, and ask if pop-up retail spaces can change the way we shop.

6 July 2017

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Chapter 1

9 minutes


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Chapter 1

Parliament on the move

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The historic parliament building in Vienna has shut its doors for three years of much-needed repairs. The MPs and staffers will move into temporary housing. Monocle’s Alexei Korolyov reports.

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Chapter 2

4 minutes


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Serpentine Pavilion

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It wouldn’t be summer in London without the opening of a new pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery in London. This time it is the turn of Diébédo Francis Kéré, the award-winning architect from Burkina Faso.

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Chapter 3

15 minutes


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Chapter 3

Mohamed Haouache, chief executive of Storefront

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We wanted to bring you a sneak peek from this year’s edition of Monocle’s Quality of Life Conference. One of our afternoon panels was about the fast-changing world of retail and how pop-up suppliers are changing the industry.

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