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Round-Up: Tall Stories From Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist'

Round-Up: Tall Stories From Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist'
Round-Up: Tall Stories From Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist', Courtesy of Monocle
Courtesy of Monocle

A new collection of five minute-long Tall Stories—developed by the team behind The Urbanist, Monocle 24's weekly "guide to making better cities—guide the listener through the condensed narratives of a series of architectural projects from around the globe, encompassing their conception, development, use and, in some cases, eventual demise. We've selected eight of our favorites from the ongoing series, ranging from London’s Casson Pavilion to Honolulu's Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial, and the Estadio Centenario stadium in Montevideo.

The Casson Pavilion (London)

Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial (Honolulu)

Cavenagh Bridge (Singapore)

The British Library (London)

Estadio Centenario (Montevideo)

Haydarpasa Station (Istanbul)

Ponte City (Johannesburg)

Rådhus (Oslo)

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

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James Taylor-Foster
Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "Round-Up: Tall Stories From Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist'" 08 Jul 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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