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The architecture of Robert Adam

The architecture of Robert Adam

life death and survival : the works in Scotland

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Published by The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adam, Robert, -- 1728-1792.

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    Statement(Charles McKean ... et al.).
    ContributionsMcKean, Charles., Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland., Historic Scotland.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18170348M
    ISBN 101873190131


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ADAM Architecture is an architecture and urban design practice in the UK with offices in Winchester and London. The practice specialises in contemporary traditional and classical design, commonly known as New Classical Architecture.

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Robert Adam was born in Kirkcaldy in the Kingdom of Fife inthe son of a stonemason. He moved to Edinburgh at the age of 11, where his father William became the pre-eminent architect in Scotland.

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