From top to bottom: 1. DList member sexybodyfuck, 2. Battle of Cascina by Michelangelo, 3. Police beat a street boy in Congo, 4. Kristen Bjorn's Thick As Thieves (1998), 5. Most Curious by Danish artist Nina Saunders, 6. Rob & Fab (1993), 7. Garçon Stupide (Zee Jai), by Garçon Stupide (Zee Jai) (2008), 8. Model of the Glass Tower from The Towering Inferno (1974), 9. Unknown, 10. Doctor Who Magazine cartoon, 11. London Underground D stock, introduced from 1980, 12. Unknown model, Black Inches spread, 13. Photoshopped image combining Doctor Who's K-9 and The Master, 14. PC Gumbs, London's first black policeman (1968), from Black Britain: A Photographic History.
Title quote: "WE BUILD FOR LIFE." Corporate slogan of the fictional Duncan Enterprises, The Towering Inferno (1974).