The Urbanist

Far-flung stories

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7 October 2021

Episode 521

30 minutes

We look well beyond our London HQ to explore some urbanism stories from the farthest reaches of the globe.

7 October 2021

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

São Paulo’s centre

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Our Latin America correspondent, Lucinda Elliott, reports from the centre of Brazil’s business capital on the district’s ever-evolving revitalisation.

7 minutes

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Chapter 2

9 minutes

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Chapter 2

Public art in Busan, South Korea

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The coastal city of Busan has debuted a large urban intervention along its waterfront. Designed by Italian practice Migliore + Servetto Architects, together with local artists, it’s a colourful, textured pattern which brings the dark asphalt to life.

9 minutes

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Chapter 3

11 minutes

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Chapter 3

Architecture in the virtual world

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We speak to one of the Epic Games team about how its software engines are helping the public better understand the architecture and planning world.

11 minutes

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