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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

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 314 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 285: St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong

    Tall Stories 285: St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong

    Monocle’s Naomi Xu Elegant visits a historic church that sits on the only piece of freehold land in Hong Kong.

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    • 4 min
    What are cities made of?

    What are cities made of?

    From concrete to timber and glass to steel, there are many facets that make up a city – but are all of them as obvious as they sound? This week we discuss the very action of city-building from the physical to the intangible.

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    • 33 min
    Tall Stories 284: Lapinlahti Hospital, Helsinki

    Tall Stories 284: Lapinlahti Hospital, Helsinki

    Monocle’s Petri Burtsoff tells us about a former hospital’s second life, which has been embraced and defended by citizens.

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    • 4 min
    Climate migration

    Climate migration

    How is climate change affecting our migration habits? And are cities equipped to deal with the impending influx of migrants as urban displacement becomes more common?



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    • 30 min
    Tall Stories 283: Mosaic Stadium, Regina

    Tall Stories 283: Mosaic Stadium, Regina

    Monocle’s Sheena Rossiter takes a trip to the Saskatchewan capital to see the newly renovated Mosaic Stadium come alive.

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    • 7 min
    How many minutes?

    How many minutes?

    We weigh in on one of urbanism’s biggest buzzwords of the past few years, the 15-minute city, and assess a few alternatives.




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    • 28 min

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