The Urbanist

Placemaking, biodiversity and diplomacy

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23 September 2021

Episode 519

30 minutes

We bring you a bundle of reports from the past few days, including the London Design Festival, Expo Prado in Montevideo, New York hosting world leaders and the Al Fay Park in Abu Dhabi.

23 September 2021

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Islington Design District

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We’re at the London Design Festival to find out how Islington Design District is highlighting the importance of place-making and bringing neighbourhoods together.

9 minutes

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

United Nations General Assembly

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Chris Cermak looks at how New York City changes when the UN rolls into town.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

Expo Prado

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Lucinda Elliott explores the line between rural and urban in Montevideo.

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Chapter 4

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Chapter 4

Al Fay Park

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We stop in at a new park in Abu Dhabi to hear about how it’s changing the urban landscape for the better.

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