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Moscow has been hit by such unseasonable weather this summer that people won’t be surprised if it starts snowing tomorrow. But amid all this chaos there’s one thing that’s reassuringly consistent: poplar fluff.
Making a concrete jungle greener in Brazil, using a new library to promote integration in Toronto and how a bike can suck in air pollution and pump out clean air.
Monocle’s Joleen Goffin hops on her bicycle and takes control of the road as she tells us about the joys of cycling in Amsterdam.
We hear all about the new temporary parliament in Vienna, discover how a temporary pavilion can improve public life and create a community, and ask if pop-up retail spaces can change the way we shop.
For this week’s edition of Tall Stories, The Urbanist’s Carlota Rebelo tells us the story of Lisbon’s Diário de Notícias building, the country's first purpose-built newsroom.
We bring you interviews with the mayor of Prague, Adriana Krnacova; architects David Bravo and Ivan Kucina; lighting designer Leni Schwendinger; and city architect for Warsaw, Marlena Happach.
Monocle’s Holly Fisher heads back to Liverpool, the city of her student days, where the preserved house of photographer Chambré Hardman has recently piqued her interest.
In the first episode of our Resite series we meet celebrated landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson and Paris’s deputy mayor Jean-Louis Missika at Forum Karlín in Prague.
Monocle business editor Matt Alagiah tells us why his latest trip to Zurich means he’s no longer wet behind the ears when it comes to current affairs.
London’s former city-planner examines how you can build high and stay safe and, a year since the attack at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, we reflect on how the city came together as one.
We head to Beirut to visit the grounds of Laziza Brewery, the oldest brewery in the Middle East. But it won’t be for much longer, as our own Venetia Rainey explains.
As London recovers from a horrific terror attack, we focus on resilience and how to move on. Plus: we explore how cities are coming together to lead the way in climate change.
The Slovak Radio Building in Bratislava is loved and hated in equal measure. Constructed between 1967 and 1983, it’s a pyramid turned on its head. The presenter of one of the radio stations quartered in the building gives…
What makes a city’s musical identity? We find out about Rio de Janeiro’s newest musical style and hear how Toronto is trying to keep its music venues alive.