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episode 1: landscape

“the purpose of architecture is not to create a spatial sensation but to fulfill a social function with the best means of an up-to-date technology” (from a draft of goldfingers 1948 aa lecture). the first episode in the series looks at the social, political, architectural and artistic landscape from which erno goldfinger arose, alongside the post war development of high rise buildings and the polarising aesthetics of brutalism.