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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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
2019-09-14 00:51
last episode published
2019-09-14 10:06
publication frequency
1.16 days
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Number of Episodes
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
14.09.2019

Lost and Found — Budapest

From the Ruin Bar to Budapest's spectacular thermal bath houses, Bela Lajta's proto-deco Parisiana nightclub to Bartok's transformational impact on 20th century music, we take a mind journey through the Hungarian capital.
ABC Radio National author
14.09.2019

Iconic Designs: The Sinclair C5

A three-wheeled, battery powered icon of 1980s yuppie London.
ABC Radio National author
14.09.2019

Adelaide Market 150 years on

Crowded aisles, chaotic flavours and colourful Mediterranean produce: 150 years after its establishment, the Adelaide Central Market remains the beating heart of the city.
ABC Radio National author
14.09.2019

Civilisation: a photographic study of the urban landscape in the 21st century

We take a walk through a new exhibition documenting the extraordinary complexity of urban life in today's global megacities.
ABC Radio National author
14.09.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: Poaching, Omelette-ing and how to identify a good egg.

Chef Annie Smithers gives Jonathan Green an omelette masterclass and explains how to perfectly poach an egg.
ABC Radio National author
14.09.2019

Truth and beauty in architecture: should the Notre Dame spire be replaced with a minaret?

In the wake of the Notre Dame fire, the French President vowed to rebuild “even more beautifully”; one architecture critic asks whether a monument to truth might be more appropriate.
ABC Radio National author
7.09.2019

Lost and Found — Rise

A remarkable discovery of 4,500 year-old Egyptian yeast, the irrationality of the sky scraper, cloning ancient redwoods and the surprising history of the high heel.
ABC Radio National author
7.09.2019

Iconic designs: The rotary clothes hoist

The forgotten history of an icon of Australian domesticity and an essential feature of the Australian backyard.
ABC Radio National author
7.09.2019

Brexit, language and psychedelic pop in Cornwall

Lyn Gallacher travels to Cornwall to investigate Brexit, sample some Cornish psychedelic pop and indulge in a communal celebration of cheese.
ABC Radio National author
7.09.2019

Sense of Place: Alice Bishop, Christmas Hills, Victoria

Writer Alice Bishop takes us to Christmas Hills where her family's home burned down in Victoria's Black Saturday bushfires.
ABC Radio National author
7.09.2019

Climate change and turbulence

Researchers have found that climate change is likely to dramatically increase the risk of clear air turbulence.
ABC Radio National author
7.09.2019

Urban inequality in "world class" cities

Housing exclusion, evictions and nuisance ordinances: how the criminalisation of vulnerability is transforming our cities.
ABC Radio National author
31.08.2019

Lost and Found — Robin Boyd

The story of one of Australia's greatest architects whose seminal critique of "the Australian ugliness" continues to have profound resonance.
ABC Radio National author
31.08.2019

Iconic designs: the choker

A piece of decorative jewellery with an arresting name and a rich symbolic history.
ABC Radio National author
31.08.2019

In search of Sarah Lund's jumper

Early on in the craze for Nordic Noir detective drama, The Killing was compulsive viewing; it also made a particular item of knitwear from the Faroe Islands very famous.
ABC Radio National author
31.08.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: how to cook an egg.

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen; this week, an egg masterclass.
ABC Radio National author
31.08.2019

Invisible women: the dangers of being female in a world designed for men

From smart phones that are too big for the average female hand, to crash test dummies based on an average male body, discrimination is built into every aspect of the contemporary world.
ABC Radio National author
24.08.2019

Lost and Found — Tokyo

From the outrageous street-styles of Harajuku to Le Corbusier's concrete legacy, we take you on a journey through the thrilling metropolis of Tokyo.
ABC Radio National author
24.08.2019

The rise and fall of French cuisine

Has French cuisine, once upon a time the pinnacle of gastronomy, fallen victim to its own history?
ABC Radio National author
24.08.2019

Underland

We know a great deal about the world above ground but how much do we know and think about the world beneath our feet?
ABC Radio National author
24.08.2019

In defence of sacred trees

800-year old trees vs a highway duplication: the struggle for Djab Wurrung heritage.
ABC Radio National author
24.08.2019

Housing the Future

Is it time to get creative when it comes to Australia's housing affordability crisis?
ABC Radio National author
17.08.2019

Lost and Found — Skin

Cladding, clothing, tree bark and crispy duck: a revealing journey through many layers of skin.
ABC Radio National author
17.08.2019

Iconic Design: polypropylene stacking chair

A humble beginning for a chair made from a piece of plastic with an important design legacy.
ABC Radio National author
17.08.2019

Australia's hottest restaurants

A survey of the Australian dining scene in 2019 including best dish, best chef and best restaurant.
ABC Radio National author
17.08.2019

Sense of Place: Don Walker, St Kilda

Before third wave coffee shops and artisan boulangeries St Kilda had a different vibe. This is the neighbourhood Don Walker remembers.
ABC Radio National author
17.08.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: pie part two

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen: this week, chicken and leek pie, part two.
ABC Radio National author
17.08.2019

Australia Modern

A look back at the radical social, cultural and architectural transformation wrought by Australian modernism.
ABC Radio National author
10.08.2019

Lost and Found — Toxic

Welcome to toxic, the world we are living in and it's only going to get worse.
ABC Radio National author
10.08.2019

Iconic Designs: Villa Malaparte, Capri

The isle of Capri is the setting for one of the twentieth century's most remarkable-looking houses, the Villa Malaparte.
ABC Radio National author
10.08.2019

The Handmade Tales from Tassie: The wooden boat festival

Timber boats from across the oceans and their makers descend on Hobart to trade craft skills and to show off their fine floating craft.
ABC Radio National author
10.08.2019

How to run a restaurant and not make the news

For the restaurant business, the barrier to entry is quite low, but staying afloat is a lot harder than it seems.
ABC Radio National author
10.08.2019

Love on Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain is the setting for a love story by award winning journalist and author Kate Legge.
ABC Radio National author
10.08.2019

Architects declare a climate emergency

Building and construction account for almost 40 per cent of all the world's CO2 emissions. Australia's architects say it's time for them to step up and tackle the climate emergency.
ABC Radio National author
3.08.2019

Lost and Found — Everest

The world's highest mountain has long occupied a powerful place in our collective imagination; we talk to a climber who recently reached the summit.
ABC Radio National author
3.08.2019

Iconic Designs: Laminex

A design revolution that remains a testament to the enduring Australian penchant for fakery.
ABC Radio National author
3.08.2019

The Handmade Tales from Tassie: The dollmaker of Deloraine

Matthew Simms is literally leading a fairy tale existence in rural Tasmania.  Looking like the woodcutter in Hansel and Gretel he makes exquisite chairs, dolls, clogs, knives and even nails – all by hand.
ABC Radio National author
3.08.2019

Kitchen Rudimental: pie part one

One chef, one cook, one home kitchen: this week, a chicken and leek pie - in two parts.
ABC Radio National author
3.08.2019

How Notre Dame was saved from total destruction

Notre Dame came close to being lost forever, but perhaps miraculously, it was saved.
ABC Radio National author
3.08.2019

The politics of nutrition

How much choice do we have in what we eat? Can nutrition science be trusted? And what economic and ideological forces shape our so called nutrition choices?
ABC Radio National author
27.07.2019

Lost and Found — Surveillance

How has surveillance in todays global cities transformed urban life and what are the possibilities for privacy in the digital age?
ABC Radio National author
27.07.2019

Iconic Designs: Liberty

The London store whose evocative name and sophisticated design influenced the world of Italian architecture.
ABC Radio National author
27.07.2019

The Handmade Tales from Tassie: The Electric Horseman

Simon Williams had a breakthrough moment years before he became a designer, lying in the back of his parent’s car. Could it tilt like a skateboard?
ABC Radio National author
27.07.2019

John Wolseley on shellfish

From East Arnhem Land to Central Victoria, John Wolseley and Mulkun Wirrpanda trace the inner movement of the life of the land.
ABC Radio National author
27.07.2019

Sacré bleu, don’t take away our Roquefort

It's been legal in Australia since 2008, but the famous French bleu is under scrutiny once more. Will we still be able to have our cheese and eat it too?
ABC Radio National author
27.07.2019

Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City

World-renowned sociologist, Richard Sennett, makes a passionate defence of urban complexity, diversity and unpredictability.
ABC Radio National author
20.07.2019

Lost and Found — Frozen

A chilling meditation on our rapidly disappearing frozen world, from Sicilian granita to the architecture of the snow cave.
ABC Radio National author
20.07.2019

Iconic Designs: Wedgewood and Jasperware

Over two centuries on Jasperware remains a symbol of genteel good taste and a salute to its remarkable creator.
ABC Radio National author
20.07.2019

Feathers and fluff – designing a fishing fly

They’re tiny, they’re intricate and in a game of art-imitating-nature they’re used to fool the fastest of fish…trout and salmon.
ABC Radio National author
20.07.2019

Feathers and fluff – designing a fishing fly

They’re tiny, they’re intricate and in a game of art-imitating-nature they’re used to fool the fastest of fish…trout and salmon.
ABC Radio National author