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Last Half Hour: Ancient Places, Melbourne

6/15/2018
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A series tracing the ancient places onto which our modern cities have been transplanted; this week a journey along the Yarra.

Duration:00:25:01

Sense of Place, John Daley and Rebecca Coates, a kitchen garden near Drummond.

6/15/2018
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John Daley and Rebecca Coates on gardening, art and creativity.

Duration:00:13:16

The world's first floating hotel

6/15/2018
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According to seasteaders autonomous floating cities on the sea might be the key to our future and Australia was home to one of the earliest experiments.

Duration:00:11:46

Moving the masses in growing cities

6/15/2018
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How should we manage people flow in our ever-expanding modern cities?

Duration:00:14:26

Chef Bo Bech

6/15/2018
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Michelin starred chef Bo Bech was once upon a time Denmark's wild enfant terrible whose creativity was fuelled by rage, restlessness and brilliance.

Duration:00:12:53

Last Half Hour: Ancient Places, Sydney

6/8/2018
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A series tracing the ancient places onto which our modern cities have been transplanted, beginning with a kangaroo hunt at Sydney University.

Duration:00:24:55

Icons of Lightness: the Arco Lamp

6/8/2018
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For many designers, creating the perfect lamp is on a par with creating the perfect chair and the Arco lamp continues to burn brightly in the history of design.

Duration:00:03:47

Building Mixity

6/8/2018
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We take a walk through the unique post-industrial suburb of Cremorne and explore an alternative vision of creative city making.

Duration:00:15:14

Rosa's Mexican pop up kitchen

6/8/2018
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We depart the world of mass produced Mexican food and go in search of the real thing.

Duration:00:12:57

Venice architecture biennale

6/8/2018
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Venice: architectural equivalent of the Eurovision song contest or site of creative cultural exchange?

Duration:00:20:26

Last Half Hour: Greatest Hits

6/1/2018
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From mourning to vulgarity, warmth to bowls we revisit some highlights.

Duration:00:25:01

Icons of Lightness: Tubular metal

6/1/2018
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From guns to gas lights: the storied history of tubular metal.

Duration:00:04:02

Sense of Place: Kevin Brophy, Mulan

6/1/2018
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Poet Kevin Brophy on moving to a remote Aboriginal community and its influence on his new collection of poems.

Duration:00:12:33

Deep listening from inside the Blak Box

6/1/2018
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Head inside the Blak Box with architect Kevin O'Brien and Daniel Browning from RN for a deep listening experience.

Duration:00:12:12

Claudia Roden on 50 years of food writing

6/1/2018
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Claudia Roden on food writing, nostalgia, history and why publishers today wont publish cookbooks without pictures.

Duration:00:23:54

Last Half Hour: Grids

5/25/2018
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From the history of the flannel shirt to one of Belgium's finest culinary gifts to the world, a very Blueprint investigation of intersectionality.

Duration:00:25:01

The history of cookbooks

5/25/2018
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We take a literary journey through the history of cookbooks from the first clay tablets to the lavishly produced collections that line bookshelves today.

Duration:00:14:00

Le mini and its mark on society

5/25/2018
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Born from post-war freedom and the desire to be different than their mothers, the mini burst onto the fashion scene and had some serious staying power.

Duration:00:13:02

In the Glasshouse

5/25/2018
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London's Kew Gardens Temperate House was reopened in early May 2018; Tim Entwisle takes us inside.

Duration:00:12:45

Designing a ringtone

5/25/2018
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Listen closely - do you still hear ringtones? Their popularity may have dwindled but the story behind the sound could be well-designed music to your ears.

Duration:00:13:32