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7 December 2017

Episode 321

30 minutes


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What role do technology giants play in urban planning? And what do you love the most about your city? Plus: an audio essay on Venice’s troubled relationship with water.

7 December 2017

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Chapter 1

Cities and technology companies

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How do cities adapt when a tech giant sets up shop? We look at what companies and developers bring to the table and its influence in shaping our urban environments.

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Chapter 2

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Venice and water

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Water is the lifeblood of Venice but recent events suggest the city’s relationship with its long-term protector may need to be reimagined.

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Chapter 3

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The City is Ours

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The City is Ours is an exhibition at the Museum of London looking at the challenges and the pleasures of city living– and asking questions about the future.

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