Tall Stories 385: Boscombe Surf Reef, Bournemouth
Amy Van Den Berg visits a failed project on England’s south coast to find out what the unsuccessful attraction means for the town. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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.
Community development through hip-hop
We discuss how hip-hop has improved cities around the world, explore plans for a new coastal-redevelopment megaproject in Athens and find out how to mitigate the effects of floods in our urban environments. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Urban Transformation Summit
Monocle’s Carlota Rebelo reports from the World Economic Forum’s Urban Transformation Summit in Detroit. We hear about a new innovation district in Milan, Boston’s 24-hour city ambitions and the master plan for AlUla in Saudi Arabia. Plus: creating pocket forests ...
How activism is saving our cities
We explore how urban activism can help to save our cities, including one man who galvanised efforts in Ukraine to build back better and the battle against the redevelopment of a cultural hub in Helsinki. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
City profile: Bratislava
Change is afoot in the Slovak capital. We meet Matus Vallo, Bratislava’s bass-playing architect mayor, and his unofficial network of urban change-makers to hear about the city’s renaissance. From improved public spaces to the restoration of neglected buildings, this is ...