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The Urbanist - Tall Stories 163: Moscow street art

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 163: Moscow street art

Wander into a Moscow courtyard and you’ll often come across characters made of rusty metal tubes, bits of wood or, perhaps, an old washing...
The Urbanist - Lessons from the Quality of Life Conference

The Urbanist – Lessons from the Quality of Life Conference

Now that Monocle’s fifth annual Quality of Life conference has wrapped up in Madrid, we look back at some of the wisdom we took...
The Urbanist - Tall Stories 164: Stonewall’s legacy

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 164: Stonewall’s legacy

Stonewall is the most influential event in US gay-rights history; in 2016 Barack Obama made the site of the uprising a national monument. But...
The Urbanist - Wellbeing and cities

The Urbanist – Wellbeing and cities

We discuss wellbeing in our urban environments. Reporting from the inaugural Wellbeing Cities Forum in Montréal, we examine how to live well in a...
The Urbanist - Tall Stories 165: The Kiwi bach

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 165: The Kiwi bach

The bach plays a leading role in New Zealanders’ summer holidays. Monocle 24’s David Stevens takes us to his family’s bach on Waikanae Beach...
The Urbanist - Catching up

The Urbanist – Catching up

We speak to Lisa Helps, the mayor of Victoria, about her ambitious transport agenda and Clarkston’s mayor Ted Terry about refugees. Plus: can The...
The Urbanist - Tall Stories 166: Chain of Lakes

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 166: Chain of Lakes

Minneapolis is home to the Chain of Lakes: a park system designed in the early 20th century that links together the city’s five biggest...
The Urbanist - Green New Deal

The Urbanist – Green New Deal

We unpack what this bold proposal is all about and find out how it wants to tackle both inequality and climate change at the...
The Urbanist - Tall Stories 167: Bratislava’s communist-era buildings

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 167: Bratislava’s communist-era buildings

Architects and historians tend to admire them but members of the public usually associate them with the injustices of the socialist regime and want...
The Urbanist - Homelessness

The Urbanist – Homelessness

It’s estimated that as many as 1.6 billion people around the world lack adequate housing. And despite some serious efforts, urban areas still struggle...