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Christopher Wren (1632 – 1723)


17th century English designer, astronomer, geometer, and one of the greatest English architects in history.
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Christopher Wren
Architecture has its political Use; publick Buildings being the Ornament of a Country; it establishes a Nation, draws People and Commerce; makes the People love their native Country, which Passion is the Original of all great Actions in a Common-wealth…. Architecture aims at Eternity.
Wren quotes
A time will come when men will stretch out their eyes. They should see planets like our Earth.
Wren
He was of opinion that what we now vulgarly call the Gothick, ought properly and truly be named Saracenick Architecture refined by the Christians.




Wren Christopher quotes
"Lector, si monumentum requiris, circumspice" (Reader, if you seek his monument, look around you). Inscription in St. Paul's Cathedral.
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