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/
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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.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-06-15 19:57
last episode published
2019-06-15 10:06
publication frequency
1.15 days
Contributors
ABC Radio National author  
ABC Radio National owner  
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Number of Episodes
754
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
15.06.2019

Lost and Found — Earth

What do worms, feta cheese, tubers and archers have in common? It will all be uncovered.
ABC Radio National author
15.06.2019

Iconic Designs: Teabag

In our fast-food, one-cup world, who among us doesn't give thanks for the ease that the humble teabag brings to daily life?
ABC Radio National author
15.06.2019

Sense of Place: Anita Heiss, Wiradjuri Country, NSW

Can you describe how 'home' makes you feel? Is it the place or the people or just a general sense of well-being?
ABC Radio National author
15.06.2019

A garden in Ávila, Spain

In the famous walled city of Ávila in northern Spain, with freezing winters and very warm summers, a Spanish landscape architect and his wife have carve out a botanical oasis.
ABC Radio National author
15.06.2019

The art of dinner party conversation

What makes for engaging dinner party conversation? What happens when it goes wrong? And have we lost the ability to hold one another's attention?
ABC Radio National author
15.06.2019

Hungry Cities

The world's swelling global cities are increasingly struggling to feed themselves; how did we get here and can future cities avoid eating themselves to death?
ABC Radio National author
8.06.2019

Lost and Found — Decorative

What has happened to ornament in a minimalist world? Did modernism obscure a popular taste for the decorative? And is it time to re-embrace kitsch?
ABC Radio National author
8.06.2019

Icon of Modernism: Louis Sullivan

The father of modernism who taught America to look to the future and embrace an architecture that embodied the American spirit.
ABC Radio National author
8.06.2019

Sense of Place: Marco Pierre White, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

According to Anthony Bourdain, he was the first rock and roll chef; but Marco Pierre White says it was above all precision and relentless discipline that made him.
ABC Radio National author
8.06.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: Braise

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen: this week we learn the difference between a braise and a stew.
ABC Radio National author
8.06.2019

Dressed: The Secret Life of Clothes

What unconscious thoughts do we express when we dress every day? Can memories, meaning and ideas be wrapped up in a denim jacket?
ABC Radio National author
8.06.2019

Water for thirsty cities

We are faced with a finite resource and a growing urban population so how can our cities ensure they have enough water in an uncertain future?
ABC Radio National author
1.06.2019

Lost and Found — Birds

Majestic in flight or good in the oven, it's up, up and away with a look at birds.
ABC Radio National author
1.06.2019

Iconic Designs: The Rex Vegetable Peeler

A well-designed kitchen tool that honours the art of cooking as well as the humble potato.
ABC Radio National author
1.06.2019

The birthplace of the majestic macadamia

New research has found that the global macadamia industry may have originated from a single tree in Queensland.
ABC Radio National author
1.06.2019

Stone Men

Drawing on a rich artisanal legacy and some of the world's best limestone, Palestinian stonemasons have profoundly shaped the built environments of cities and countries throughout the Middle East.
ABC Radio National author
1.06.2019

Agriculture and environmental stewardship

Farmers are on the front line of climate change so what needs to be done to ensure a sustainable future for Australian agriculture?
ABC Radio National author
1.06.2019

Everest: the view from the summit

An experienced climber reports from the Tibetan side of Everest, where China has limited the number of permits to reduce overcrowding.
ABC Radio National author
25.05.2019

Lost and Found — Chicago

Urban blues, iconic chocolate bars and some of the 20th century's most spectacular architecture: we travel to one of America's last great cities.
ABC Radio National author
25.05.2019

Bushfire risk and urban planning

Planning and design of our ever-expanding urban environments is vital for managing Australia's growing bushfire risk.
ABC Radio National author
25.05.2019

The dark side of voluntourism

Volunteering in orphanages is not having the intended benefits when they sign up to give back.
ABC Radio National author
25.05.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: Stock

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen; this week, the theory of stock.
ABC Radio National author
25.05.2019

Future cities

An expert panel of urbanists, architects and critics discuss the many challenges facing our cities, from urban density to urban sprawl, climate change to deepening inequality.
ABC Radio National author
18.05.2019

Lost and Found — Democracy

A study of Australia's democratic culture - from the sausage sizzle to ill-fitting suits, the public places in which we vote to communal rituals on election day.
ABC Radio National author
18.05.2019

Iconic Buildings: Suzhou Museum

Acclaimed architect I. M. Pei has died age 102; Colin Bisset takes us to the ancient city where the world famous architect spent much of his childhood.
ABC Radio National author
18.05.2019

Designing a small garden

Garden designer, Paul Bangay, explains the best way to tackle small garden spaces.
ABC Radio National author
18.05.2019

Appreciating native Australian ingredients

It's time to start introducing native Australian ingredients into your recipes and there's a cookbook which will help.
ABC Radio National author
18.05.2019

Sense of Place: Bill Henson, Glen Waverley, Melbourne

Australia's best known photographer on how Rembrandt and Bach transformed the Australian landscape of his imagination.
ABC Radio National author
18.05.2019

No place to go: The politics of public toilets

What do todays public toilets, their deterioration and their absence, tell us about contemporary urban life?
ABC Radio National author
11.05.2019

Lost and Found — Clutter

We explore the voracious public appetite for decluttering and the cultural anxieties that tidying and detoxing claim to cure.
ABC Radio National author
11.05.2019

Dreaming of a settlement on Mars

A look at what it could take to build a permanent settlement on Mars.
ABC Radio National author
11.05.2019

Sense of Place: Satu Vänskä, King Island, Australia

Classical music and finless surfing feature in Satu Vänskä's memories of King Island.
ABC Radio National author
11.05.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: crème pâtisisère

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen: this week, crème pâtisisère.
ABC Radio National author
11.05.2019

A tribute to a great modernist architect and a once planned city

We reflect on the legacy of the late Enrico Taglietti and the modernist vision for Canberra and assess the state of the national capital today.
ABC Radio National author
4.05.2019

Lost and Found — Sin

A tasting menu of the seven deadly sins, from the sandwich that undid Elvis to pineapple envy and a very lusty lamprey.
ABC Radio National author
4.05.2019

Lost and Found — Sin

A tasting menu of the seven deadly sins, from the sandwich that undid Elvis to pineapple envy and a very lusty lamprey.
ABC Radio National author
4.05.2019

Iconic designs: the T-shirt

A once powerful anti establishment symbol that transformed our culture.
ABC Radio National author
4.05.2019

Ginko in China

An ancient tree that can describe the history of the planet and produce a tasty snack.
ABC Radio National author
4.05.2019

For the love of vinegar

It's time to reconsider the many uses of vinegar.
ABC Radio National author
4.05.2019

Sense of Place: Paul Holdengräber, Naples, Italy

The renowned interviewer, curator of 'public curiosity', and self described luftmensch takes us to Naples, the city of his dreams.
ABC Radio National author
4.05.2019

Learning from the Greeks

The Athenian way of approaching the future of our cities: look at our urban history.
ABC Radio National author
27.04.2019

Lost and Found — Venice

From the Acqua Alta bookshop to the Rialto fish market, we revel in the sublime beauty of Venice.
ABC Radio National author
27.04.2019

Marion Boyce: the dressmaker herself

A behind the scenes look at the costumes that made the film The Dressmaker so memorable.
ABC Radio National author
27.04.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: creme anglaise

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen and a whole lotta eggs.
ABC Radio National author
27.04.2019

Sense of Place: Fatima Bhutto, Larkana, Pakistan

Writer Fatima Bhutto takes us to the place where her family is from in the interior of Sindh in Pakistan.
ABC Radio National author
27.04.2019

Notre Dame: architectural restoration

What are the challenges of restoration and what is to be done with the iconic cathedral in the wake of its destruction?
ABC Radio National author
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