Architectural Marriages

Jonathan Glancey tells five stories of extraordinary ARCHITECTural relationships - and the fruits of that collaboration.

Episodes

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01Barry And Pugin: The Palace Of Westminster1999080520000221
20190324 (BBC7)
20190325 (BBC7)
Jonathan Glancey tells five stories of extraordinary ARCHITECTural relationships - and the fruits of that collaboration.

A tale of high Victorian drama, involving a successful ARCHITECT, an eccentric genius and feuding descendants.

The extraordinary architectural relationship between Charles Barry and Augustus Pugin.

Jonathan Glancey's tale of high Victorian drama.

02Lutyens And Baker: New Delhi1999081220000222
20190331 (BBC7)
20190401 (BBC7)
A tale of an ARCHITECTural comic and a straight man who built an entire city together and in the process destroyed their friendship.

An architectural comic and straight man built an entire city, but lost their friendship.

Jonathan Glancey's tale of high Victorian drama.

03Vanbrugh And Hawksmoor: Castle Howard1999081920000229
20190407 (BBC7)
20190408 (BBC7)
A tale of a flamboyant well-born playwright whose unlikely partnership with a humble ARCHITECT produced a masterpiece.

Jonathan Glancey tells five stories of extraordinary ARCHITECTural relationships - and the fruits of these collaborations. 3: `Vanbrugh and Hawksmoor: Castle Howard'. A tale of a flamboyant well-born playwright whose unlikely partnership with a humble ARCHITECT produced a masterpiece.

Jonathan Glancey tells stories of extraordinary architectural relationships - and the fruits of that collaboration.

In this episode the tale of John Vanbrugh, a flamboyant well-born playwright whose unlikely partnership with a humble architect produced a masterpiece and Nicholas Hawksmoor who worked with Sir Christopher Wren for 40 years.

Producer: Rebecca Nicholson.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1999.

A flamboyant playwright and a humble architect produce a masterpiece in Yorkshire.

Jonathan Glancey's tale of high Victorian drama.

Jonathan Glancey's tale of high Victorian drama.

03Vanbrugh And Hawksmoor: Castle Howard20000223200002293: `Vanbrugh and Hawksmoor: Castle Howard'. A tale of a flamboyant well-born playwright whose unlikely partnership with a humble ARCHITECT produced a masterpiece.

Jonathan Glancey tells five stories of extraordinary ARCHITECTural relationships - and the fruits of these collaborations. 3: `Vanbrugh and Hawksmoor: Castle Howard'. A tale of a flamboyant well-born playwright whose unlikely partnership with a humble ARCHITECT produced a masterpiece.

0419990826200003074: Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand: Le Pavilion Suisse. A tale of what happened when the twentieth century's greatest ARCHITECT met a coquettish young designer.
0420000224Jonathan Glancey tells five stories of extraordinary ARCHITECTural relationships - and the fruits of these collaborations. 4: Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand: Le Pavilion Suisse. A tale of what happened when the 20th century's greatest ARCHITECT met a coquettish young designer.
05Richard Rogers And Renzo Piano: Pompidou Centre1999090220000314Jonathan Glancey tells the last of five stories of extraordinary ARCHITECTural relationships - and the fruits of that collaboration.

`Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano: Pompidou Centre'.

The tale of two radical young outsiders who created a revolutionary - and still controversial - form of urban cathedral.

Jonathan Glancey tells the last of five stories of extraordinary ARCHITECTural relationships - and the fruits of these collaborations.

05Richard Rogers And Renzo Piano: Pompidou Centre2000022520000314