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The Urbanist – Beirut Design Week 2018

The Urbanist – Beirut Design Week 2018

Beirut’s Design Week wants to encourage designers and planners to engage more in solving the city’s many urban issues. So can some tactical urbanism...
The Urbanist – Tall Stories 116: The Westway

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 116: The Westway

We turn our attention to the stretch of elevated motorway that was built as part of an abandoned scheme to turn London into a...
The Urbanist – Crime and the city

The Urbanist – Crime and the city

We focus on our home city, London, because recent statistics back up what many Londoners have been feeling for months: that we are living...
The Urbanist – Tall Stories 117: the hypermarket

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 117: the hypermarket

These white elephants are blamed for destroying communities around the world but Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco suggests that we look at them differently.Source by...
The Urbanist – Shhh, be quiet

The Urbanist – Shhh, be quiet

What role does the humble public library play in cities today? Join us as we hear about the impromptu libraries popping up in private...
The Urbanist – Shhh, be quiet

The Urbanist – Shhh, be quiet

What role does the humble public library play in cities today? Join us as we hear about the impromptu libraries popping up in private...
The Urbanist – Tall Stories 118: Domino Park

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 118: Domino Park

Monocle’s Ed Stocker takes us to the Williamsburg waterfront in New York, where a new space has just opened to the public.Source by Monocle...
The Urbanist – Privacy

The Urbanist – Privacy

Our thoughts on what should be private or off-limits are changing in every aspect of our lives, including the way we inhabit cities.Source by...
The Urbanist – Tall Stories 119: Fritz Wotruba

The Urbanist – Tall Stories 119: Fritz Wotruba

Far away from the splendours of Vienna’s historic city centre lies a stupendous piece of architecture. It’s all concrete and glass, and it would...
The Urbanist – Book club

The Urbanist – Book club

We profile two new books: Alexandra Langue’s ‘The Design of Childhood’ and Kelvin Campbell’s ‘Making Massive Small Change’.Source by Monocle 24: The Urbanist