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Robert Adam & his style

Robert Adam & his style

city dwellings and country houses.

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Published by Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Catalog of an exhibition held at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York.

    Other titlesCity dwellings and country houses.
    ContributionsAdam, Robert, 1728-1792, Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21920489M

    Adam’s work and his style gained inspiration from photographers like, William Henry Jackson, Lewis Hine, Dorothea Lange, Timothy O’Sullivan, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and Carleton Watkins.. In , his work was exhibited at The Philadelphia Museum of addition, Yale University Art Gallery also organized a retrospective, The Place We Live, displaying Robert Adam’s master pieces. Robert Adam was born in Kirkcaldy on 3 July , the son of architect William Adam. He was educated at Edinburgh's High School and University before joining his older brother, John, in the family business. Robert's high school education in Latin immersed him in the culture of ancient Rome.

    Adam of the Road, , Elizabeth Janet Gray, Robert Lawson, Vintage book RandomGoodsBookRoom 5 out of 5 stars () $ Favorite Pair of Robert Adam Style Edwardian Silver Candlestick Holders with Aged Patina NewLife4OldTreasures 5 out of 5 stars () $ Favorite. Franklin Robert () was an American author of Fantasy and Science Fiction novels. He is famously known for his Horseclans novels which he wrote under the name Robert Adams, a short form of his full name. Adams is among the first writers to venture into the post-holocaust novel.

    Robert Adams has 53 books on Goodreads with ratings. Robert Adams’s most popular book is The Coming of the Horseclans (Horseclans, #1). When Robert was just 20 his father died and the young man joined the family architectural firm, which became known as Adam Brothers. The Grand Tour After a few short years of practice, Robert left on an extensive "Grand Tour" of France and Italy, where he studied classical Roman ruins and learned drafting and drawing skills.


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Robert Adam, (born July 3,Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scot.—died March 3,London, Eng.), Scottish architect and designer who, with his brother James (–94), transformed Palladian Neoclassicism in England into the airy, light, elegant style that bears their major architectural works include public buildings (especially in London), and his designs were used for the interiors of.

The definitive book on the most influential English country house architect and designer. This beautifully produced book celebrates the work of Robert Adam, the great eighteenth-century architect who influenced generations by stamping his distinctive neoclassical aesthetic vision on the English country house interior/5(36).

Robert Adam - Robert Adam - The Adam style: Having nearly exhausted his money and anxious to return to England, Adam had to forgo the pleasures of further expeditions to Greece and Egypt. He returned to London in Januaryhis head full of details of Roman antiquities.

Palladianism was losing its appeal, and the public was ready for a new architectural style. Adam was an architect who developed and improved the Neoclassical style, and made it the outstanding Robert Adam & his style book of British architecture.

Robert Adam was born on 3 rd Julyat Kirkcaldy, Fife, the son of William Adam, a prominent architect, and master mason to the Royal Board of Ordnance in North Britain.

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Posted on J at pm by Melanie. Regardless of whether Adam’s ceilings were executed in stucco or painted in the ‘Antique Style’, whether they incorporated paintings by Zucchi of classical subjects or were purely decorative, their impact was immediate.

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Robert wrote a travel book, The Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro () based on his studies during his Grand Tour. As an advertisement for their work, the Adam brothers published The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam over the period to   For many the Adam Style will always be synonymous with the term Georgian, even though the thirty odd years spanning his career amount to only one quarter of the Georgian period () Robert Adam produced a style that was like a refreshing cocktail, one that remained quintessentially British.

Robert Adam lived from 3 July to 3 March He was the most famous of the Adam family of architects, which also included his father William Adam and his brothers James Adam and John Adam.

Robert Adam made his name in the related fields of architect, interior design and furniture design. Although Robert Adam was an architect in the s, many of his homes are still around—and drawing attention—centuries later. "Adam had from the beginning of his London practice made bold and Author: Lindsey Mather.

Robert Adam was awarded the 15th Richard H. Driehaus Prize for Classical Architecture in for making “seminal and sustained contributions to his discipline by establishing a dialogue between the traditional and modern modes of architecture,” and for “experimenting with contemporary materials and methods within the context of local and regional traditions.”.

- Robert Adam (3 July – 3 March ) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer. He was the son of William Adam (–), 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 pins. Robert Adam's name is known as much for his work in interior decoration and furniture design as for his architecture.

His room arrangements, his ornamental ceilings and chimneypieces, and his furniture represent a greater unity and architectonic quality in the ensemble than is to be found in the work of his predecessors or contemporaries. Change no one. Change nothing. React to no one, react to nothing.

Do not live in the past and do not, worry about the future. Stay in the eternal now, where all is well. Adam, Robert (–92). One of the most celebrated of British architects, decorators, and interior designers in the later part of C The second surviving son of William Adam, he matriculated at Edinburgh University, and knew the leading figures of the Scottish the death of William, he entered into partnership with his brother John, and by had enough capital to set out.

The style was heavily influenced by Robert Adam’s experiences and studies during his Grand Tour between andand, to a lesser extent, by James’s experiences on his Grand Tour. Both brothers amassed antiquities and drawings that influenced the work they produced in London. Robert and James Adam: the men and the style by Joseph Rykwert (Book) Adam silver, by Robert Rowe (Book) Robert Adam & his brothers: their lives, work & influence on English architecture, decoration and furniture by John Swarbrick (Book).

Robert Adam is perhaps the best known of all British architects, the only one whose name denotes both a style and an era. The new decorative language he introduced at Kedleston and Syon around put him at the forefront of dynamic changes taking place in 18th-century British architecture.

His later claim that his practice with his brother James had effected `a kind of revolution' in design.22 Apr - Scottish architect Robert Adam – and the revival of antiquity in the 18th century. See more ideas about Neoclassical, Architecture and Architecture details pins.The Brothers Adam style, perhaps better known as Robert Adam furniture, marked the end of individualistic styles that were created during what has become known as the golden age of furniture.

It bears mentioning that furniture had never seen such creative designs before or after the golden age. The Brothers Adam or Robert Adam styles reigned from until