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The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam

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Adam, Robert, 1728-1792., Adam, James, d.
Statementedited with an introd. by Robert Oresko.
ContributionsAdam, James, d. 1794.
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LC ClassificationsNA997.A4 A57 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. :
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Open LibraryOL5069596M
ISBN 100856700347
LC Control Number74078170

The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, one of the most celebrated books in architectural history, consists of the brothers' own selections of illustrations from their commissions. Dating from the s, these illustrated plates epitomize the style that influenced generations of British and American architectural and furniture Cited by: 8.

Description. When talking about ‘Georgian architecture’ the buildings designed by Robert Adam (–) are among the first that come to mind.

The Adam brothers, Robert and James (–), were born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, the sons of Scotland’s most famous architect William Adam. Brothers Robert and James Adam were almost single-handedly responsible for infusing Georgian architecture with the sensibilities and elements of classical Hellenic and Latinate design.

Their elegant, so The Palladian style dominated British architecture for most of the s, until the rise of the Adam style, which held sway for the final 5/5(3). The decorative work of Robert & James Adam Being a reproduction of the plates illustrating Decoration & Furniture from their 'Works in Architecture' published Adam, Robert and James]: Published by London: Batsford In Robert Adam: The Adam style.

In –79 they published The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam in two volumes. A third was published posthumously in In the preface to the first volume they explain their idea of “movement,” an essential aspect of the Adam style: Read More.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 6. Robert Adam's name however was conspicuously absent from the list of subscribers.

Details of this book. Robert and James Adam. 'The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam'. London, [Shelfmark: 1] Further reading. David King. 'Complete Works of Robert and James Adam'. Oxford, [Shelfmark: ] Eileen Harris. During their lifetime Robert and James Adam published two volumes of their designs, Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (in – and ; a third volume was published posthumously, in ).

List of architectural works Public buildings. Courts of Justice and Corn Market, Hertfordshire, now Shire Hall, Hertford ().

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Altered. Adam, Robert,Adam, James,Neoclassicisim (Architecture), Architecture, Architecture, Domestic Publisher London: Printed for the authors: And sold by Peter Elmsly, opposite Southampton Street in the Strand, and by other booksellers in town and country.

Inwith the damaging crisis of The Adelphi development recently put behind them, in an attempt to re-establish their reputation with the public, Robert Adam and his brother James produced the first part of a book entitled The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam.

1 The first volume appeared in sections between andand was then. Edition Notes Originally published: The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam, Esquires. London, v.

1, ; v.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adam, Robert, Works in architecture of Robert & James Adam. New York: Dover Publications,   Robert Adam, Scottish architect and designer who, with his brother James (–94), transformed Palladian Neoclassicism in England into the airy, light, elegant style that bears their name.

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His major architectural works include public buildings (especially in. In Classical Architecture Robert Adam traces the history of classical design to the present day and provides examples of virtually everyone of its applications.

He shows how the style of classical architecture has been echoed, adapted, and refined in subsequent school, including those as diverse as Hellenistic, Romanesque, and s: 8. Get this from a library. The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam. [Robert Adam; James Adam; Henry Hope Reed] -- "One of the most celebrated books in architectural history, this volume consists of the Adam brothers' own selections of illustrations from their high-profile commissions.

Dating from the s. The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, one of the most celebrated books in architectural history, consists of the brothers' own selections of illustrations from their commissions.

Dating from the 's, these illustrated plates epitomize the style that influenced generations of British and American architectural and furniture.

The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, one of the most celebrated books in architectural history, consists of the brothers' own selections of illustrations from their commissions.

Dating from the s, these illustrated plates epitomize the style that influenced generations of British and American architectural and furniture. 'The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam' is considered the greatest architectural book of the 18th century.

Published inthe book established the neo-classical 'Adam style', with engravings of elevations, plans, interiors, furniture and fireplaces. The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (Dover Architecture) by Adam, James,Adam, Robert and a great selection of related books, art.

Further Reading on Robert and James Adam. The primary work on the Adam brothers is their own The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (3 vols., ; facsimile reproduction, ). The first monograph is John Swarbrick, Robert Adam and His Brothers (). Author: Robert Adam,James Adam.

Publisher: Courier Corporation ISBN: Page: View: Beginning inhis brother James and he published The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, which became the leading design publication of his time.

The Works was a pattern book featuring a comprehensive presentation of building plans and furnishings, which was invaluable to practitioners within the field. The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, one of the most celebrated books in architectural history, consists of the brothers' own selections of illustrations from their commissions.

Dating from the s, these illustrated plates epitomize the style that influenced generations of British and American architectural and furniture Reviews: 5.

[Frontispiece] A student conducted to Minerva, who points to Greece and Italy as the countries from whence he must derive the most perfect knowledge & taste in elegant architecture [Title page] The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam, Esquires. Volume I.

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As an advertisement for their work, the Adam brothers published The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam over the period to This was republished in A further volume was published posthumously in The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam 作者: Reed, Henry Hope (INT) 出版社: Dover Pubns 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 装帧: Pap ISBN: Title: The works in architecture of the late Robert and James Adam, Esqs., complete in three volumes, containing plans, elevations, sections, and detail of the principal buildings, public and private, Architect: James Adam (British, Edinburgh, Scotland – London) Architect: Robert Adam (British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland – London) Engraver: Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence.

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About this Item: ont> Country Life: London, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. An in-depth analysis of Robert and James Adam's architectural style and careers.

Brothers, and business partners, the duo dominated much of the late eighteenth century with their interior design, and renowned neoclassical architectural proposals.More editions of The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (Dover Architecture): The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (Dover Architecture): ISBN () Softcover, Dover Publications, Adam, Robert, The decorative work of Robert & James Adam; being a reproduction of the plates illustrating decoration & furniture from their "Works in architecture", published (London, B.T.

Batsford, ), also by James Adam (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Adam, Robert, Denkmäler der Kunst in.