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By Design - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Design

The By Design separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week as Fenella Kernebone looks at how we shape our world, from the ground up.

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It looks like a crumpled brown paper bag, but the University of Technology Sydney's new business school, designed by Frank Gehry, is actually made from humble hand-laid bricks and mortar—and glass.

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