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We look at some of the migration habits and moving-day quirks of city dwellers around the world from before the coronavirus outbreak, as well as at how to move an historic red-light district.
Venetia Rainey takes us to visit an apartment complex in Athens that still displays many scars from its eventful past.
How a city handles a pandemic reveals much about its character. As urban centres around the world begin to reopen, Monocle’s correspondents send us letters from their own outposts.
James Chambers brings us the story of a building complex in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City that forms a symbol of relations between Vietnam and Germany.
The pandemic has reshaped the way that we move around our cities. Public transport usage is at an all-time low, cycling is on the rise and pedestrians have been reclaiming the streets and pavements. Could this be an oppo…
Nadinè Galle tells us about her work on the ‘Internet of Nature’ and how much we can learn from the biological networks that exist in our cities.
We are joined by author Carolyn Steel to assess how we interact with food and what we might do after the pandemic to improve our relationship with what we eat.
Monocle’s Nic Monisse takes us on a stroll to his neighbourhood corner shop to pick up some milk, eggs – and a little bit of gossip.
As some countries start to relax restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic, we assess how our view of the public realm has changed – and how it might look in the future.
Chiara Rimella laments the absence of a house feature that’s common in her native Italy but sadly missing from many of the UK’s architectural plans.
Andrew Tuck brings you a special interview with Jan Gehl, perhaps the world’s best-known urban designer. Now 83, he’s waiting this pandemic out while isolating at home, enjoying spring from his garden. Sometimes all you…
Our Latin America correspondent Lucinda Elliott takes us to a bookshop in Ipanema that just celebrated its 40th birthday and remains an important hub for Rio’s book-loving residents.
As cities rapidly adapt to the new realities of coronavirus, we continue to unpack the impact of those changes on urban living.
We take a look behind the fanciful fa?ades of Vienna’s Sch?nbrunn Palace and chat with one of its residents to see what it’s like to live like an emperor.
We ask our housebound editors and correspondents across the globe to reflect on what they cherish about the places in which they live and to pen a love letter to their cities.