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16 May 2019

Episode 396

30 minutes


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After 46 years, Paris is set to welcome a new skyscraper. Plus: we look at a photography book showcasing Atlantic City and discuss sick-building syndrome.

16 May 2019

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Atlantic City

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Brian Rose is a photographer and an artist who, in the aftermath of the US presidential election, decided to head to Atlantic City and use it as an example of the dangers of the man who had just become president.

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Paris: new skyscraper

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Paris’s landscape has stayed pretty much unchanged since 1973. But that’s about to change as the city has approved the construction of a new skyscraper – the first in 46 years.

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Erno Goldfinger

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The modernist architect Erno Goldfinger believed that within the same building, space and form should be mutable to best follow function.

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