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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

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.

Watch highlights from the RIBA

Watch video highlights from the recording of the discussion at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London at the BBC Arts website

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The Open University

This programme was recorded in association with the Open University.  You can learn more about iconic British designs and the people behind them at The Open University website

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Terry Farrell
Interviewed Guest Norman Foster
Interviewed Guest Nicholas Grimshaw
Interviewed Guest Michael Hopkins
Interviewed Guest Patricia Hopkins
Interviewed Guest Richard Rogers
Producer Laura Thomas

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