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Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Examines the Typology of the Department Store

Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Examines the Typology of the Department Store

For this edition of The Urbanist, Monocle 24's weekly "guide to making better cities," the team ask whether the typology of the department store – their urban impact and the ways in which they have redefined the shopping habits of many. The show examines the history of the London department store and heads to Paris to explore France’s first, Le Bon Marché. The team also draw parallels between Istanbul’s old 'hans' and their contemporary equivalents.

Find out more about Monocle 24's The Urbanist here.

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Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Examines the Typology of the Department Store" 29 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/781232/monocle-24-s-the-urbanist/> ISSN 0719-8884

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