The Urbanist

Past and future

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2 December 2021

Episode 529

30 minutes

Today we bring you two major stories: a look at how the port of London has changed the fabric of the city and moulded the communities around it; and we dissect the plans for Amazon’s new headquarters, which it is hoped will invigorate a new area in the US.

2 December 2021

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

London: port city

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The port of London’s Alistair Gale takes us through a new exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands, which reveals the ongoing effect that the port has had on the city.

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Chapter 2

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Amazon’s new headquarters

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Architect Dale Alberda and Amazon’s Joe Chapman discuss plans for the retail giant’s new headquarters in the Crystal City neighbourhood of Arlington, Virginia.

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