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by David King

Category: Engineering
Subcategory: Engineering and Transport
Author: David King
ISBN: 0750644680
ISBN13: 978-0750644686
Language: English
Publisher: Architectural Press; 2nd edition (August 6, 2001)
Pages: 768
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The original work, The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam has been reprinted in its entirety, and has been extended to include 12 newly-discovered built works

The original work, The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam has been reprinted in its entirety, and has been extended to include 12 newly-discovered built works. In addition, 230 unbuilt works are introduced; the 260 executed works and 230 unexecuted works are described in detail and many are A collection of both the built and the unbuilt works of Robert and James Adam. The original work, The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam has been reprinted in its entirety, and has been extended to include 12 newly-discovered built works

One is David King's 'Complete Works of Robert and James Adam' which should be on everyone's shelf. This mentions all the brothers' important unbuilt projects, and it discusses and illustrates 130 of them.

One is David King's 'Complete Works of Robert and James Adam' which should be on everyone's shelf. John Harris, former curator of the RIBA drawings collection. The author has produced one of those books which is erudite without being pretentious, well informed without being boring; in fact the sort of book that any lover of eighteenth century architecture would relish on his desert island. From public buildings to country houses, and monuments to ceilings, it is well informed and erudite.

King, David N. Publication date. Professor David King. Emeritus Professor, Economics. Place of publication. Contact us. Ask us a question ⟩. Tel: +44 (0) 71.

It includes 900 illustrations. This volume is a unique compendium of the works of Robert and James Adam, both built and unbuilt. It includes 900 illustrations

It includes 900 illustrations. The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam is reprinted here in its entirety, updated and corrected. This title covers every one of the 230 or so built works, including 12 that have been recently discovered. It is complemented by a completely new title, Unbuilt Adam. It includes 900 illustrations.

The eighteenth century architects Robert and James Adam gave their name to a classical style of architecture, a castle style of architecture and to a style of decoration. This book is the first complete catalogue of their executed works. B/w photos and diagrams throughout. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with some pale edge browning. ISBN: 075061286X Stock no. 2123628.

Robert Adam FRSE FRS FSA (Scot) FSA FRSA (3 July 1728 – 3 March 1792) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer

Robert Adam FRSE FRS FSA (Scot) FSA FRSA (3 July 1728 – 3 March 1792) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer. He was the son of William Adam (1689–1748), Scotland's foremost architect of the time, and trained under him. With his older brother John, Robert took on the family business, which included lucrative work for the Board of Ordnance, after William's death.

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780750612869. Release Date:January 1992.

The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam, 1773 – 1822, London. Lord Bute, a fellow Scot and minister of King George III, aided Adam in being appointed as royal architect, together with William Chambers. Adelphi ceiling, designed by Robert Adam, about 1771, London. Museum no. 38041800989097. Letters from Adam whilst in Italy in 1757 show that he had decided to become the most prominent architect in Britain. This was a normal aspiration for a young British architect on the Grand Tour, but Adam was unusual in wanting to bring to Britain what he called the "one true grand and simple style". 3:1 to 5-1936.

Plans, elevations, and sections of Kenwood, after the designs of Robert Adam, . .Explanation of the plates, pp. -8. Plate I.

This volume is a unique compendium of the works of Robert and James Adam, both built and unbuilt. It includes 900 illustrations. The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam is reprinted here in its entirety, updated and corrected. This title covers every one of the 230 or so built works, including 12 that have been recently discovered. It is complemented by a completely new title, Unbuilt Adam. This mentions all the brothers' important unbuilt projects, and it discusses and illustrates 130 of them.This volume gives an exceptionally thorough review of the brothers' designs. From public buildings to country houses, and monuments to ceilings, it is well informed and erudite. It provides a mine of information for both the expert and the general reader, and it uses the works covered to give an understanding of the Adam manner. * The definitive collection, one complete source of Adam 260 executed and 230 unexecuted works* Detailed descriptions with photographs, drawings, plans, elevations and sectional drawings* Covers works ranging from public buildings and country houses to estate buildings, monuments to ceilings to aid understanding of the Adam style and design ideas
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