Monocle magazine is publishing weekly podcasts looking at cities, architecture and much more with the aim to guide listeners and inspire them to make better cities, from new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments. The two recent shows below are relevant in particular for neighborhood planning, city visions and the importance of public space for democracy.
”Building Better Cities: Barcelona”
This episode explores how the city has changed along time, from the early 20th century to nowadays, its longstanding tradition with rebellion and what lessons it has learned for nowadays and the future. Listen here.
Book Club from 16 august – Two new books Alexandra Langue’s ‘’The design of childhood’’ and Kelvin Campbell’s ‘’Making massive small change’’. Listen a short talk with the authors here.