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The Monocle Quality of Life Conference in Athens

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30 September 2021

Episode 520

30 minutes


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We highlight some key urbanism takeaways from this year’s edition of the Monocle Quality of Life Conference in the Greek capital.

30 September 2021

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Chapter 1

7 minutes


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Chapter 1

Athens explained

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Stathis Kalyvas tells us why the unique social and political fabric of Athens make it a city of great opportunity for those willing to seize the moment.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

The arts

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Elina Kountouri, Katerina Gregos and Nicholas Yatromanolakis explore gentrification and regeneration in Athens.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

The view from Greece

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Vangelis Liakos, Kostis Karatzas and Konstantinos Pantazis explain why Greek cities make perfect spots for company headquarters.

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Chapter 4

9 minutes


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Chapter 4

Rebuilding Beirut

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Bernard Khoury, Nada Debs and Rana Salam discuss the challenges ahead as Beirut looks to rise from the ashes.

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