Monocle 24: The Urbanist

Monocle 24: The Urbanist

Best of 2020

Monocle editor Andrew Tuck picks some of his favourite interviews and reports of the year on ‘The Urbanist’.

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Tall Stories 232: Unasur Building, Quito

We head to a now-vacant regional hub in Ecuador for the leftist leaders that comprised the Union of South American...

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Hope for hospitality

We hear from the hospitality sector after one of the toughest years on record for hoteliers.

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The Chiefs conference

We gathered some of the sharpest minds in hospitality and city living to discuss how the world should move forward....

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Tall Stories 214: Berlin’s Tegel Airport

We stop off at Berlin’s Tegel Airport to learn about its colourful past and uncertain future.

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Tall Stories 210: Brockwell Park, London

Monocle’s Holly Fisher finds solace (and gardening tips) in one part of her neighbourhood green space during lockdown.

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Tall Stories 208: Ta Prosfygika, Athens

Venetia Rainey takes us to visit an apartment complex in Athens that still displays many scars from its eventful past.

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Tall Stories 207: Deutsches Haus, Ho Chi Minh City

James Chambers brings us the story of a building complex in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City that forms a symbol of...

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Tall Stories 204: The balcony

Chiara Rimella laments the absence of a house feature that’s common in her native Italy but sadly missing from many...

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Tall Stories 203: Argumento, Rio de Janeiro

Our Latin America correspondent Lucinda Elliott takes us to a bookshop in Ipanema that just celebrated its 40th...

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Tall Stories 202: Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna

We take a look behind the fanciful façades of Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace and chat with one of its residents to see...

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Tall Stories 201: Plattenbauten, Berlin

We assess the unmissable Plattenbauten, a quick-to-construct building style that took off in Berlin after the Second...

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Coronavirus and the climate

More than a quarter of the world’s population is currently living under lockdown. Restrictive measures are necessary...

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Tall Stories 199: Japan’s k?bans

We investigate k?bans, Japan’s friendlier answer to the neighbourhood police station.

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Tall Stories 199: Japan’s k?bans

We investigate k?bans, Japan’s friendlier answer to the neighbourhood police station.

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Tall Stories 199: Japan’s k?bans

We investigate k?bans, Japan’s friendlier answer to the neighbourhood police station.

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City health check

We check in with our staff and correspondents around the globe to get an idea of the changing nature of their urban...

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City health check

We check in with our staff and correspondents around the globe to get an idea of the changing nature of their urban...

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Tall Stories 198: Borici centre, Biha?

We visit the Borici centre, a building in Biha?, Bosnia, that stands as a symbol of two crisis points in the city's...

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Tall Stories 198: Borici centre, Biha?

We visit the Borici centre, a building in Biha?, Bosnia, that stands as a symbol of two crisis points in the city's...

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