Riba: The Brits Who Built the Modern World

Philip Dodd chairs a discussion between Terry Farrell, Norman Foster, Nicholas Grimshaw, Michael and Patty Hopkins and Richard Rogers recorded at the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Producer: Laura Thomas
Recorded in association with the Open University.

First broadcast 12/03/2014.

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45 minutes

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Mon 12 Jan 2015 22:00

The Brits Who Built the Modern World

The Brits Who Built The Modern World season is a programme of exhibitions and events organised by the RIBA.


Photo above: (from left to right) Michael Hopkins, Nicholas Grimshaw, Norman Foster, Patty Hopkins, Richard Rogers and Terry Farrell at the opening of the RIBA Architecture Gallery. © RIBA and Jackie King.

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Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterPhilip Dodd
Interviewed GuestTerry Farrell
Interviewed GuestNorman Foster
Interviewed GuestNicholas Grimshaw
Interviewed GuestMichael Hopkins
Interviewed GuestPatricia Hopkins
Interviewed GuestRichard Rogers
ProducerLaura Thomas

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