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Blueprint is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients - design, food, travel, gardens, fashion - for a good life.

Blueprint is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients - design, food, travel, gardens, fashion - for a good life.

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Blueprint is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients - design, food, travel, gardens, fashion - for a good life.

Language:

English


Episodes

Lost and Found — The Enchanted City

2/26/2021
Come on an urban tramp, in search of enchantment, to discover the industrial city anew.

Duration:00:25:01

Iconic Designs: St Clerans

2/26/2021
An elegant, seemingly simple house in Galway that was home to Robert O'Hara Burke, later John Huston and host to some of the 20th century's creative and intellectual superstars.

Duration:00:02:47

Pru La Motte retrospective

2/26/2021
Pru La Motte was a weaver, painter and potter, fiercely determined and relentlessly productive; we take a tour of the Wombattery in Adelaide where she lived and worked.

Duration:00:11:31

Kitchen Rudimental: in praise of butter

2/26/2021
Annie Smithers talks the pleasures of butter and shows Jonathan a recipe for buttery green beans and almonds.

Duration:00:10:32

Sense of Place: Durkhanai Ayubi, Oxford

2/26/2021
The author of Parwana takes us to Oxford via the music of Armenian composer Komitas.

Duration:00:12:30

Reknit revolution

2/26/2021
Swiss darn, stitch hack, replace cuff, alter section, reknit, cardiganise and take back fashion for the people.

Duration:00:14:48

Lost and Found - South Auckland

2/19/2021
Take a trip to South Auckland, a city within a city; it's geographical lines drawn by greater Auckland's collective imaginary (allowing a glimpse of how one might come to understand race relations in New Zealand).

Duration:00:25:01

Cool cities

2/19/2021
A proposed walkable urban landscape shows how architecture and landscape design can improve urban climate and make our cities sustainable into the future.

Duration:00:19:02

Eating with my mouth open

2/19/2021
Sam van Zweden on food writing, food memories, the problem with wellness culture and the pleasures of eating.

Duration:00:12:33

Understanding a global fire crisis

2/19/2021
How land use change might help us make sense of recent global fire crises from California to Siberia, Brazil to Australia.

Duration:00:20:28

Lost and Found — Rome (in poetry)

2/12/2021
A journey through the ancient Italian capital - from the Spanish Steps to the Villa Sciarra - through the eyes of the poets.

Duration:00:25:01

Iconic designs: The Jet d'Eau

2/12/2021
So simple it's almost laughable – a single jet of water shooting upwards out of a lake, as though a giant whale has got stuck on pause.

Duration:00:03:46

A return to the garden with Costa

2/12/2021
Gardening Australia's Costa Georgiadis takes the nation's botanical temperature, after a year of weather extremes.

Duration:00:06:53

Kitchen Rudimental: how to make a butter cake

2/12/2021
Annie Smithers makes a basic butter cake, talks appliance design and explains the science of creaming butter and sugar.

Duration:00:12:06

Citizen scientists recording climate change

2/12/2021
Tim Entwisle takes a walk to discover how the new ClimateWatch app is enabling citizen scientists to contribute to improving our understanding of how climate change is impacting Australia's plants and animals.

Duration:00:15:51

Hole-y heck: the great bucatini shortage of 2020

2/12/2021
In pursuit of the truth about disappearing bucatini, one brave investigative journalist went deep into the shadowy world of Big Pasta and unravelled 2020's greatest mystery.

Duration:00:13:58

Lost and Found — Copenhagen (part two)

2/5/2021
Our Danish journey takes a dark turn with a focus on dismemberment, watery death, rogue detectives and a trip across the Øresund Bridge.

Duration:00:25:01

Sense of Place: Tim Ross, North Melbourne sharehouses

2/5/2021
Tim Ross on memories of 90s sharehouse life in Melbourne’s north and the relationship between architecture and memory.

Duration:00:12:09

Dressing up the death drive: fashion and psychoanalysis

2/5/2021
Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster on the relationship between fashion and death and what it means to dress up in a time of pandemic.

Duration:00:19:32

Killing Sydney: The Fight for a City's Soul

2/5/2021
When Elizabeth Farrelly first arrived in Sydney, it was love at first sight; but since, untrammelled development, privatisation of public land and political corruption has irreparably damaged this once great city.

Duration:00:20:13