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Britain’s postmodern buildings

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5 June 2018

Episode 347

30 minutes

We ask why a spate of the UK’s bright and bewildering but controversial postmodern buildings have just obtained listed status. Plus: dispatches from the Venice Biennale – what can the Holy Land teach us about sharing and what does Saudi Arabia have to say about urban sprawl?

5 June 2018

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Chapter 1

In Statu Quo

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We get the latest from the Venice Biennale, where we visit the Israel pavilion and meet the architect behind it, Deborah Pinto Fdeda.

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Chapter 2

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Postmodernism in UK architecture

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From No 1 Poultry to Jeremy and Fennela Dixon’s housing self-portrait, we wander through the Sir John Soane’s Museum’s new exhibition on the controversial architectural style.

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Un/Design

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We cover Saudi Arabia’s inaugural exhibition at the Venice Biennale.

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