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1. A New Dome for London * 2. The Astronomer Architect * 3. Fire and Destruction 4. Models, Designs and Warrants * 5. The Demolition Men * 6. Life in the Office of Works * 7. The Phoenix Rising * 8. Financing the Works * 9. The Wealth of Masons * 10. Carpenters and Scaffolding 11. Getting Materials * 12. Collapsing Vaults and Flying Buttresses * 13. The Race to Finish the Choir * 14. Roofing the Cathedral * 15. Designing the Dome * 16. Catenary Curves and Parabolic Conoids * 17. The Telescope in the Tower * 18. Frauds and Abuses * 19. The Cathedral Completed

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An approachable history of one of London's most famous landmarks.

About the Author

Dr James Campbell, an architect and art historian, is Seear Fellow in Architecture and History of Art at Queen's College, Cambridge. His books include The Library: A World History and Brick: A World History, both published by Thames & Hudson.


'A taut study ... Campbell provides a wealth of detail about Wren's construction methods ... lively and informative' - Daily Telegraph
'Fascinating ... enthralling ... compulsory reading for students, and anyone who wants to understand how buildings got built' - Building Design

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