How Christopher Wren came to represent Britishness

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities


Review article published in the RIBA Journal of public engagement event I participated in April 2023 St Mary Aldermary, London.

Period9 May 2023

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleHow Christopher Wren came to represent Britishness
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletRIBA Journal
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size700 words
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionHe may be one of Britain’s most celebrated architects, but initially Christopher Wren’s style was considered unfamiliar and un-English, Loyd Grossman pointed out during a debate on Wren’s international influence
    Producer/AuthorRoyal Institute of British Architects / Pamela Buxton
    PersonsAlex Bremner


TitleWren Conversations: His International Influence and Contemporary Relevance
LocationSt Mary Aldermary, London, United Kingdom
Period27 Apr 2023 → 27 Apr 2023


  • Christopher Wren
  • English Baroque
  • architecture
  • identity
  • nationalism