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14 May 2019

Episode 396

30 minutes


Photo: Rabble Place Architecture

We look at the unusual history of architectural drawings and debate the advantages of putting pencil to paper with architect Sam Jacob. Plus: architect Piero Lissoni on his new showroom for De Padova and a postcard from Toronto.

14 May 2019

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Sam Jacob

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We look at the unusual history of architectural drawings and debate the advantages of putting pencil to paper with architect Sam Jacob, former founding director at Fat Architecture.

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Photo: Enrico de Conti

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Piero Lissoni

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The Italian architect and designer talks to us at the opening of De Padova’s first London showroom.

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Postcard from Toronto

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We speak to architect Marianne McKenna about the city’s knack for renewal and her practice’s latest project: renewing a 124-year-old much-loved concert venue.

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