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What’s next for Notre Dame?

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11 June 2019

Episode 400

30 minutes


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Tears fell as the spire of Paris’s most famous cathedral crumbled – but should Notre Dame be rebuilt as it was? Josh Fehnert asks professor Alan Dunlop whether it’s best to reuse or redo. Plus: our verdict on the TWA hotel in New York and a word with Maruni art director Naoto Fukasawa.

11 June 2019

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Chapter 1

Notre Dame: reuse or redo?

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We ask whether fire-damaged Notre Dame’s renovation should look to scale new heights or simply replace what was destroyed. Professor Alan Dunlop joins us to discuss.

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TWA hotel at JFK

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We report from the opening of a new hotel at the TWA flight centre, a curvaceous new affair at John F Kennedy International Airport. Might this ambitious venue help make aviation glamorous again?

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Naoto Fukasawa

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For the final part in our series on our changing workplaces, we speak to Japanese industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa, art director of Maruni.

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