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Seventy years ago, the 1947 Congres International d’Architecture Moderne (CIAM) in Bridgwater saw a remarkable meeting of brilliant minds meeting to shape the future of modern, post-war housing. This week, in a special report, we explore and examine the concepts and theories that will build the houses of tomorrow – and solve the housing crisis we live through today. Welcome to the future.
Also this week:
The show must go on… Jane Graham lifts the curtain on Alex Salmond’s fourth act as he takes to the stage at the Edinburgh Festival this month. A frank and fascinating interview, the former First Minister of Scotland doesn't hold back.
In Letter To My Younger Self, singer-songwriter Randy Newman tells his 16-year-old self “everything is going to be alright”.
Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder remembers music mogul Tony Wilson, 10 years on from his death.
And, as always, much more.
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