Monocle on Design

Islamic geometric design

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30 June 2020

Episode 455

30 minutes


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We discuss the origins of tessellations in Islamic art and ask how architecture affects our work-life balance. Plus: author Shelley Klein recounts her childhood in a mid-century house in Scotland and we preview Monocle’s city-themed July/August issue.

30 June 2020

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Eric Broug

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The founder of the School of Islamic Geometric Design explains how complex geometric patterns can take shape.

7 minutes

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Chapter 2

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Sarah Wigglesworth

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The eco-architect discusses the longevity of buildings and how architecture is connected to our work-life balance.

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Chapter 3

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‘The See-Through House’

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We speak to the author Shelley Klein about her new memoir that charts her relationship with her childhood home, the mid-century modernist gem High Sunderland.

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