Episode 05. Off Location: Drawings for the US Embassy Moscow

To mark the opening of the new US Embassy in London at Nine Elms, Pushkin House and the Drawing Matter Trust present a pop-up exhibition of the recently acquired drawings by architectural illustrator Carlos Diniz of the US Embassy Moscow. In this episode we talk to Niall Hobhouse, from the Drawing Matter Trust, Economist writer, Tim Abrahams, and Director of Pushkin House, Clem Cecil about architectural visualisation, realities on the ground, and a few recent Presidential tweets.

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, View A c. 1976. Pen and ink on vellum.

Carlos Diniz (1928–2001), Embassy of the United States, Moscow, View A c. 1976. Pen and ink on vellum.

Niall Hobhouse, The Drawing Matter Trust.

Niall Hobhouse, The Drawing Matter Trust.

Tim Abrahams.

Tim Abrahams.

Director of Pushkin House, Clem Cecil.

Director of Pushkin House, Clem Cecil.