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10 January 2019
We head to San Francisco to hear how a city can be built on such steep topography, examine Vienna’s plans to reduce property speculation and get an architectural tour of former Yugoslav cities.
10 January 2019
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Ben Grant from the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (Spur) tells us about the history of San Francisco’s urban design and how a plan to build the city on top of the roads rather than on street level failed.
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We discuss the exhibition ‘Towards a Concrete Utopia’, on the wonders of urbanism in the former Yugoslavia, as its run at Moma draws to a close. Plus: in Serbia’s capital you can still take a tour around New Belgrade’s concrete-block bonanza.
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As Monocle’s newest bureau in Los Angeles opens its doors, Ben Rylan embarks on an expedition through the winding streets of the Hollywood Hills, where some of the city’s most fascinating homes still stand.
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