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Rethinking modernism

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8 August 2017

Episode 304

30 minutes

Modern marvel or bleak box? Modernism is one of the most divisive architectural movements of the 20th century. We talk to Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill, founding directors of The Modern House and authors of a new book that argues why it’s time for us to reassess our definition of modernity. Plus: the new mapping tool offering architectural tours of London and our selection of three standout autumn fashion campaigns.

8 August 2017

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Ornament is Crime

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The Modern House’s Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill discuss their new book ‘Ornament is Crime’.

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London Architecture Guide

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Hunter Charlton road-tests the Architecture Foundation’s new self-guided smartphone mapping tool.

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Autumn-winter fashion

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Jamie Waters dials up fashion reporter Marc Bain in New York to round up this year’s autumn-winter campaigns by Gucci, Prada and Calvin Klein.

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