|01||The Measure Of All Things||19991117|
In the second century, the Emperor Hadrian - himself a keen amateur architect - ordered the extensive rebuilding of a large sanctuary in Rome.
The result was the Pantheon.
An exploration of how the 18th-century architect Boullee exploited the psychological effect of a dome to symbolise the authority of the French monarchy - and how he subsequently repeated the same trick for Napoleon.
|03 LAST||The Well-tempered Dome||19991119|
The story of how Sir Christopher Wren came to build his serene dome at St Paul's Cathedral and what happened after Peter the Great visited it.