Latest podcasts on Urbanism

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14 Jan 2021
30 min

The Urbanist - Mobility innovation: 

We get moving again with an episode all about innovation in the wide world of mobility.

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7 Jan 2021
30 min

The Urbanist - The poetry of the city: 

We speak to a selection of writers to discuss how poetry can help us understand themes that affect urban dwellers.

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31 Dec 2020
30 min

The Urbanist - Best of ‘Tall Stories’ 2020: 

Monocle editor Andrew Tuck takes us on a tour of his favourite Tall Stories of the year.

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19 Jul 2021
6 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 266: Hong Kong General Post Office: 

Monocle’s Nina Milhaud discusses building preservation in Hong Kong with architectural historian Charles Lai, as they look at a classic piece of civic architecture that is due for demolition.

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5 Jul 2021
5 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 264: Little Island, New York: 

Monocle’s Henry Rees-Sheridan takes a closer look at the forces behind New York’s newest park.

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7 Jun 2021
6 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 260: Montevideo’s plazas: 

Monocle’s Lucinda Elliott observes how plazas in the Uruguayan capital weave together the city’s communities.

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26 Apr 2021
7 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 254: Trbovlje chimney, Slovenia: 

Monocle’s Guy De Launey braves the heights of Europe’s tallest chimney to show us one way to grapple with such an enormous structure after it loses its original purpose.

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12 Apr 2021
5 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 252: Cinemateca, Montevideo: 

We visit the new home for the national film archive of Uruguay.

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29 Mar 2021
6 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 250: UN headquarters, New York: 

Christopher Cermak charts his journey from model UN to reporting on the real thing and explains what the organisation’s New York HQ means to the city.

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22 Mar 2021
5 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 249: The Beirut River, Lebanon: 

Adib Dada explains a unique planting method that is turning a plot of land on the banks of the Beirut River into what’s now known as Beirut’s Riverless Forest.

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15 Mar 2021
4 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 248: The nightclub: 

We look at the night-time economy’s importance to a city, and the power of a good dance floor.

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8 Mar 2021
4 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 247: Gibert Jeune, Paris: 

A historic bookshop in Paris’s Latin Quarter is closing its doors. We bid adieu.

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1 Mar 2021
6 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 246: Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper: 

We stop by Jasper Park Lodge, a historic hotel in the Canadian Rockies that’s hosted plenty of famous faces.

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1 Feb 2021
7 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 242: Funkhaus, Vienna: 

We visit an iconic broadcasting building to see how its role is changing but its culture and traditions remain.

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25 Jan 2021
4 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 241: Monte Testaccio, Rome: 

We look to an ancient Roman waste-management technique that has permanently shaped the city’s topography.

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18 Jan 2021
4 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 240: Ciudad Real International Airport: 

We touch down at a white elephant of an airport built in Spain at the height of the financial crisis.

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11 Jan 2021
6 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 239: Sokol Village, Moscow: 

We visit a revolutionary Soviet suburb that's now run down and under threat of demolition.

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4 Jan 2021
9 min

The Urbanist - Tall Stories 238: Mokuzai Kaikan, Tokyo: 

We visit the headquarters of the Tokyo timber wholesalers’ association, a building that “walks the walk” with its impressive wooden construction.

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