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Le Corbusier

Modern architect, Le Corbusier, was famous for being a pioneer of unique and ground-breaking designs. He changed the face of urban architecture, bringing it into the technological age. Born Charles-Édouard
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Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel

The Industrial Revolution began in Britain in the 18th century. It was the greatest period of change in history, transforming the handicraft and agricultural economy into the modern era of
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The Penny Farthing Bicycle

The penny farthing was invented in the 19th century. It received its odd name as a result of the different sizes of its wheels – the front wheel was large
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Art Deco Style

Art Deco was one of the most popular design styles of the early 20th century. Although its dominance was short-lived, it has gone on to enjoy enduring appeal over the
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Fawlty Towers

Think of a classic British sitcom from the 1970s and Fawlty Towers is likely the first name to come to mind. With its hilariously witty scripts, iconic characters and memorable
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At the Movies: Iconic Bench Scenes

The humble bench has played a vital role in many of the most famous movies in history… and it sure has seen plenty of action! Forrest Gump Perhaps the most
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