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Architecture

Architecture

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Summary

Indira Varma and Robert Glenister read poetry and prose on the subject of architecture and the built environment, from the earliest known treatise by Vitruvius to JG Ballard's dystopian vision of the modern high-rise. Other texts include poems by Thomas Hardy, Philip Larkin and Stephen Spender, critical writing by John Ruskin and Robert Venturi, and a passage from Milton's Paradise Lost. With music by Dufay, Stravinsky, Gabrieli, Varese, Debussy, Widor and Musorgsky.

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Producer Felix Carey
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