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On today’s show we turn our attention to the crossroads where design and architecture meet film, from a documentary about a St Louis housing project to an appreciation of the title sequence of ‘Superman’.Source by Monocle 24: Monocle on...
The world is changing fast and public education needs to change with it.But debates about innovation in education can reinforce existing divides – between ‘progressives’ and ‘traditionalists’, between the converted and the sceptical, between the confident and the constrained.How...
We learn how Unesco is trying to save Thailand’s landmarks from floods, discover Seattle’s innovative way of catching stormwater and head to Lesotho to profile Africa’s biggest water-transfer project. Plus: ‘Water’, a new photo series by photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz.Source...
Sohail Haashmi is a historian, activist, academician, and a film-maker.He is a leading authority on Delhi's history and is specifically known for his Delhi Heritage Walks for children and adults.Sohail Hashmi's work straddles Western and Islamic moral and political...
On February 28, 2012, Senior Loeb Scholar, Richard Sennett delivered the lecture, "The Architecture of Cooperation which addresses a question: how can we design spaces in the city which encourage strangers to cooperate? To explore this question he draws...
Lecture date: 2013-11-22Friday LecturesThis year’s Friday lectures by Mark Cousins continue their focus on scenography and are primarily concerned with how works of art, drama, literature and architecture are presented in the world. There is a zone of transition...
If Madrileños needed any further reminder of the political stalemate paralysing their country, a beautifully designed but conspicuously incomplete construction project next to the Royal Palace stands out as a searing symbol of the impasse.Source by Monocle 24: Monocle...
In the evolution of human culture from pre-history to the present, changes in ethical values have been driven by the most basic force of all: energy.In a bold new theory, historian Ian Morris argues that humans have found three...
A fox is perhaps the most famous form of urban wildlife, with an estimated 30,000 living in towns and cities across the UK. On this week’s ‘Tall Stories’ our contributing editor Andrew Mueller puts on his fluffy tail and...
Jeffrey Morgan is Director of Real Estate Development for Historic Boston Incorporated. He received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Iowa State University and his Master in Real Estate and Urban Development degree from the Harvard University Graduate School...