Architect: Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor Construction: 1675-1710 Height: 111m Function: Place of worship Borough: City of London
Our Model London series of paper models brings the city to you. Cut, craft and learn about some spectacular London buildings whilst building your own London Skyline.
St Paul’s Cathedral was built in place of a medieval structure damaged beyond repair by the Great Fire of London in 1666. Inspired by his travels in France and his knowledge of Italian architecture, Christopher Wren proposed a vast double-skinned dome as the central feature.
Net design and illustration: Anna Mill
Sponsor: City of London
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