The Urbanist

The summer of play

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15 July 2021

Episode 509

30 minutes


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How can we design our streets to encourage play and give young people back the summer that was lost to the global pandemic?

15 July 2021

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

The summer of play

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Alexandra Lange discusses the reason for opening our city streets to play and some US cities that are leading the way.

11 minutes

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Chapter 2

8 minutes


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Chapter 2

Quadra

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Carlota Rebelo speaks with the designer and one of the city officials behind a new public square renovation aimed at Milan’s younger citizens.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

Ocean Park Hong Kong

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Monocle’s James Chambers explores the long-standing Ocean Park to see what this beacon of fun means to Hong Kongers.

8 minutes

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