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JMW Turner's Rain, Steam and Speed illustrates the complexity of cultural change.
Here we discuss the building of St. Paul's Cathedral in London. Christopher Wren was a founding member of the Royal Society, and his plans for rebuilding St. Paul's reflect the importance of scientific study in London during the time.
Crystal Palace poetically exemplified the goals of the industrial revolution in England. Here we discuss the cultural impact of the impressive structure.
How can a building define a city? A look at London's "Gherkin" designed by Sir Norman Foster will give us some insight.