Blueprint for Living - Separate stories podcast

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Blueprint for Living is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients - design, food, travel, gardens, fashion - for a good life.

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http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/
Description
Blueprint for Living is a weekly rummage through the essential cultural ingredients - design, food, travel, gardens, fashion - for a good life.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-04-20 12:43
last episode published
2019-04-20 10:06
publication frequency
1.15 days
Contributors
ABC Radio National author  
ABC Radio National owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
708
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
20.04.2019

Lost and Found — Ritual

From the sweet Greek Easter bread tsoureki to chocolate eggs, simnel cake and gefilte fish we explore symbols, ritual and tradition.
ABC Radio National author
20.04.2019

Design Icons: Kikkoman soy sauce

Colin Bisset sings the praises of the humble soy sauce bottle.
ABC Radio National author
20.04.2019

Sense of Place: Shane Delia, Lebanon

Journey into a land of culinary delights with Maha's Shane Delia.
ABC Radio National author
20.04.2019

Welcome to your world

Research in cognitive neuroscience and psychology reveals the importance of the built environment to our health, well being and social lives.
ABC Radio National author
20.04.2019

Penne for your thoughts about Italian pasta

Let's take a mouth-watering tour through Italy, courtesy of pasta.
ABC Radio National author
20.04.2019

Forensic Architecture

As contemporary conflicts increasingly take place in urban areas, how can architecture be used to investigate and expose state violence, human rights violations?
ABC Radio National author
13.04.2019

Lost and Found — Ruin

A study of ruin, from renaissance paintings, littered with Greco-Roman ruins to contemporary photographs of dilapidated Detroit.
ABC Radio National author
13.04.2019

Icon of a Nation: Corrugated iron

Corrugated iron is as Australian as gum trees. It's part of our vernacular. So how did that happen?
ABC Radio National author
13.04.2019

Eat yourself happier

New research shows that diets can be used to treat depression and other mental illnesses.
ABC Radio National author
13.04.2019

Sense of Place: David O'Doherty, Raglan Road, Dublin

The self-described 'hairy Enya' takes us back to Raglan Road in Ireland where he lived in the last remaining, dilapidated bedsit.
ABC Radio National author
13.04.2019

Japanese Fashion: Past, Present and Future

An examination of Japanese fashion, its history and its influence on today's fashion designers.
ABC Radio National author
13.04.2019

Gary Shteyngart's epicurean journey

From micro brisket to caribou sashimi, novelist Gary Shteyngart talks about the epicurean research trip he took for his latest novel.
ABC Radio National author
6.04.2019

Lost and Found — Active

We don our black stretchy pants, get our 10,000 steps and try to make sense of our exercise fetish.
ABC Radio National author
6.04.2019

Aspects of Home: Open Plan

In defence of walls, doors and the comfort of separation.
ABC Radio National author
6.04.2019

Tree music

Science meets art in a musical tour of the Royal Botanic Gardens.
ABC Radio National author
6.04.2019

Kitchen Rudimental

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen: this week, a meditation on custard.
ABC Radio National author
6.04.2019

China, The 21st-Century Producer & Consumer

A look inside the fast-changing world of fashion and media in China.
ABC Radio National author
6.04.2019

Future Cities: Architecture and the Imagination

From the Netherlands' floating cities to Dubai's futuristic, vertical skyline; we take an imaginative journey through our urban past and toward an urban future.
ABC Radio National author
30.03.2019

Lost and Found — Ancient Places, Canberra

A series tracing the ancient places onto which our modern cities have been transplanted; this week a journey to Canberra.
ABC Radio National author
30.03.2019

Richard Norman Shaw's Bedford Park: Icon of urban design

London's neighbourhood of Bedford Park has long been considered a prototype for later garden cities and suburbs.
ABC Radio National author
30.03.2019

The Bauhaus and the Nazis

One hundred after the establishment of the Bauhaus, we explore the complex and, on occasion, challenging legacy of some of the Bauhauslers.
ABC Radio National author
30.03.2019

Fashion and gender, beyond the pink and blue

Lately brands have started exploring gender fluid fashion as non-binary dressing becomes more common.
ABC Radio National author
30.03.2019

Talking food with Los Angeles Times food editor, Peter Meehan

Food writing is having a moment at the Los Angeles Times, is this a sign of things to come?
ABC Radio National author
30.03.2019

Flower and Garden spectacular

Jonathan Green and Tim Entwisle inhale bursting blooms and freshly cut grass at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden show.
ABC Radio National author
23.03.2019

Lost and Found — Trees

From the Giant Sequoia to the Cathedral-like Mountain Ash forest, modern timber skyscrapers to the brutal death of a heritage Milkwood, we explore the world of trees.
ABC Radio National author
23.03.2019

Poul Henningsen: Icon of Lighting

The intelligent design advocate who elevated the ordinary and left a bright legacy.
ABC Radio National author
23.03.2019

Love amongst the weeds

How far would you go to find the person of your dreams?
ABC Radio National author
23.03.2019

Dieter Rams and his iconic designs

"You cannot understand good design if you don't understand people." For over 50 years, Dieter Rams left his mark on product design.
ABC Radio National author
23.03.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: a very French tart

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen: this week Annie makes a Gascon tomato and Dijon tart.
ABC Radio National author
23.03.2019

Towards a Concrete Utopia

Brutalism meets the fantastical: a critical reappraisal of the rich modernist architecture of post war Yugoslavia.
ABC Radio National author
16.03.2019

Lost and Found — Brutality

From the Roman Pantheon to Peter Zumthor's field chapel, symbol of utopian socialism to todays online brutalist love affair, concrete continues to shape our world.
ABC Radio National author
16.03.2019

Icon of domestic shenanigans: The Singer sewing machine

Theft, murder threats, sex and intrigue: the scandalous history of a gentle, domestic art.
ABC Radio National author
16.03.2019

Native grasses create urban oases

How mown grass hinders biodiversity and why native grasses may be the answer.
ABC Radio National author
16.03.2019

Architectural restoration

From iconic modernist masterpieces to an inner-city gasworks, long neglected buildings are getting restorative attention.
ABC Radio National author
16.03.2019

Toxic City

Global cities are suffocating in dangerous levels of pollution and one Dutch inventor is on a mission to make our cities liveable again with smog-sucking towers and glow-in-the-dark bike paths.
ABC Radio National author
16.03.2019

Fear of Flying

For all our cosmopolitan pretensions and our tech-driven fantasies of invulnerability, the fear of flying continues to haunt the modern traveller.
ABC Radio National author
9.03.2019

Lost and Found — Autumn

From hues of decay to golden autumnal light, denim jackets to slow braises, we bask in the most melancholy and beautiful of seasons.
ABC Radio National author
9.03.2019

Icons of Architecture: Chichu Art Museum

Tadao Ando's art museum on the island of Naoshima puts its architect on equal footing with its exhibits.
ABC Radio National author
9.03.2019

The magic of mushrooms

Our fungal friends are here to help save the world and it's fascinating.
ABC Radio National author
9.03.2019

Sense of Place: Mark Humphries, Bordeaux

The story of what happens when you are mistaken for a French celebrity while on your study abroad year.
ABC Radio National author
9.03.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: A pastry masterclass

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen.
ABC Radio National author
9.03.2019

Form Follows Finance

From super tall, super expensive pencil towers to bloated luxury developments that stand empty, financialisation of housing is transforming our cities.
ABC Radio National author
2.03.2019

Lost and Found — Bauhaus

A look at Bauhaus 100 years on.
ABC Radio National author
2.03.2019

Preparing for the changing seasons

From epic summers to diminishing autumns, we explore Australia's changing seasons.
ABC Radio National author
2.03.2019

Art and fashion: haute couture on display

A behind the scenes look at some of the finest threads haute couture has to offer.
ABC Radio National author
2.03.2019

Helping the world through a sustainable diet

Could sustainable diets offer a solution to resource scarcity in an age of climate change, population growth and mounting economic pressures?
ABC Radio National author
2.03.2019

Bad buildings

An exploration of the failures of design, planning and regulation in Australia’s high rise developments.
ABC Radio National author
23.02.2019

Lost and Found — Sea Foods

From the confronting superfood, blood cockle, to oyster ice cream and the many uses of seaweed, we explore the past, present and future of Australia's neglected sea foods.
ABC Radio National author
23.02.2019

Icon of Engineering: Clifton Suspension Bridge

A breathtaking structure in a dramatic setting tells the story of the evolution of bridge engineering.
ABC Radio National author
23.02.2019

A Beer in the Loire

Tommy Barnes recounts his story of a man on a quest to brew craft beer in a famous wine region.
ABC Radio National author