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With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

Monocle 24: The Urbanist Monocle

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    • 4.4 • 308 Ratings

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

    Tall Stories 235: The American suburb

    Tall Stories 235: The American suburb

    Monocle’s Henry Rees Sheridan explores how we define the American suburb, with Jed Kolko, chief economist at Indeed.

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    • 5 min
    The fate of the CBD

    The fate of the CBD

    We explore ways to evolve our city centres and ensure their survival in a post-pandemic world.




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    Tall Stories 234: Finlandia Hall, Helsinki

    Tall Stories 234: Finlandia Hall, Helsinki

    We brave the cold to visit an Alvar Aalto-designed building in the heart of Helsinki that has hosted its fair share of events, both historic and cultural.

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    • 6 min
    People power

    People power

    Cities run on people power. But how do we get the average citizen to pitch in on urban-planning ideas and city governance?



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    • 30 min
    Tall Stories 233: Yau Ma Tei Car Park Building, Hong Kong

    Tall Stories 233: Yau Ma Tei Car Park Building, Hong Kong

    We take a look at a unique meeting of infrastructure and the built environment in Hong Kong.

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    The rise of alfresco

    The rise of alfresco

    We look at the concept of alfresco dining in 2020 and consider how cities that are new to the concept are trying to adapt.



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