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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 24

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 286 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.

    The future of transit in California

    The future of transit in California

    What’s ahead for the way in which we get around in cities? We stop at Comotion LA to explore some new ideas and take a trip to San Diego to see how we can bolster the existing bus network.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 28 min
    Tall Stories 334: Harpa concert hall, Reykjavík

    Tall Stories 334: Harpa concert hall, Reykjavík

    Tamsin Howard visits a concert hall in the Icelandic capital that tells the tales of the surrounding culture and landscape.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 8 min
    Cop27: cities and climate

    Cop27: cities and climate

    While much focus has been on nations and their commitments to curb emissions, cities have long been at the forefront of green innovation and clean mobility. Monocle’s Carlota Rebelo reports from Cop27 in Egypt.

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    • 29 min
    Tall Stories 333: Water in Las Vegas

    Tall Stories 333: Water in Las Vegas

    Journalist HJ Mai assesses how the US city in the desert, perhaps best known for excess, has become a role model for others during the ongoing water crisis.

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    • 7 min
    Taking out the trash

    Taking out the trash

    One person’s rubbish is another person’s treasure. This week we meet Vienna’s refuse collectors, Istanbul’s ‘eskicis’ and hear how Zagreb and Belgrade are addressing visual pollution in their cities.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 24 min
    Tall Stories 332: Jaipur, India

    Tall Stories 332: Jaipur, India

    Geetanjali Krishna investigates how India’s Pink City got its name, and what effect the rosy hue has on residents today.
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    • 5 min

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286 Ratings

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