The Urbanist

The urbanist dictionary

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4 March 2021

Episode 490

30 minutes


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We take a look at the language of urbanism in the hopes of unravelling the jargon frequently thrown around in city discourse.

4 March 2021

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Chapter 1

10 minutes


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Chapter 1

‘Urburb’

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We look at one of the many new classifications helping to map the changing nature of the suburbs.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

‘Woonerf’

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A Dutch street design that could improve cities far beyond the Netherlands.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

‘Fifo’

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A specific kind of worker especially seen in Australia’s more remote areas.

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Chapter 4

2 minutes


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Chapter 4

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A few more urbanism terms that we think could use a bit of demystifying.

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