This lecture will assess the work of Robert Hooke (who as well as being Gresham Professor of Geometry was Curator of Experiments to the Royal Society and Surveyor to the City of London) in rebuilding the City after the Great Fire.
This is a part of the lectures series on The Legacy of Sir Thomas Gresham.
The other lectures in this series include the following:
London and International Trade in the 16th Century
Sir Thomas Gresham and the Spiral of Knowledge
Sir Thomas Gresham and The New Learning
Michael Cooper was Professor of Engineering Surveying at City University, London, from 1975. He was the author of two books on Hooke and London. He passed away in 2012.