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architecture of Robert & James Adam (1758-1794)

Arthur T. Bolton

architecture of Robert & James Adam (1758-1794)

by Arthur T. Bolton

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Published by Antique Collectors" Club in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Adam, Robert, 1728-1792,
    • Adam, James, d. 1794,
    • Architecture -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesArchitecture of Robert and James Adam (1758-1794)
      Statementby Arthur T. Bolton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA997.A4 B6 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1499318M
      ISBN 100907462499
      LC Control Number93176308

      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 decorative work of Robert & James Adam; being a reproduction of the plates illustrating decoration & furniture from their "Works in architecture", published by Adam, Robert,

      The Adam style (or Adamesque and "Style of the Brothers Adam") is an 18th-century neoclassical style of interior design and architecture, as practised by the three Scottish brothers Robert Adam (–), James Adam (–) and William Adam, of whom Robert and James were the most widely known.. The Adam brothers advocated an integrated style for architecture and interiors, with .   During the second half of the eighteenth century British architecture moved away from the dominant school of classicism in favour of a more creative freedom of expression. At the forefront of this change were architect brothers Robert and James Adam. Kondo's work places them within the context of eighteenth-century intellectual : Taylor & Francis.

        Classical architecture with its wonderful sense of order and discipline exactly suited their vision for the future. Robert and James’s eldest brother John was also an architect and partner in the most famous of the iron foundries, Carron & Co of Falkirk, who together with their great rivals Coalbrookdale, dominated the domestic cast iron, market during the second half of the eighteenth . Adam, Robert, A book of mantels; thirty-seven drawings in color reproduced from recently discovered originals, (New York: The Architectural book Pub. Co., [c]), also by James Adam (page images at HathiTrust) Adam, Robert, The decorative work of Robert & James Adam; being a reproduction of the plates illustrating.


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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. Buy The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (Dover Books on Architecture) (Dover Architecture) by Adam, Robert, Adam, James, Read, Henry Hope (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). 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 by: 3.

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. Robert and James Adam's 'The works in architecture' marked a watershed for the Adam practice and the architecture of Robert & James Adam book of the brothers.

It first appeared in several sections between and The book was reissued as two volumes inand a third volume in The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam (Dover Books on Architecture) Robert Adam; James Adam; Introduction-Henry Hope Reed.

Published by Dover Publications () ISBN ISBN Used. Softcover. Quantity Available: 1. From: Ergodebooks (RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.) Seller Rating. 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. BOLTON, Arthur T. THE ARCHITECTURE OF ROBERT & JAMES ADAM (). In two volumes. London: George Newnes/ New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Folio, green cloth with spine in gilt and raised gilt relief portrait to front of both boards.

Illustrated in black and white. Both volumes bowed. The Works and Architecture of Robert and James Adam by Robert Oresko and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam by Adam, Robert - AbeBooks.

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). Book Description. During the second half of the eighteenth century British architecture moved away from the dominant school of classicism in favour of a more creative freedom of expression.

At the forefront of this change were architect brothers Robert and James Adam. 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.

His major architectural works include public buildings (especially in. In Arthur Bolton, keeper of Sir John Soane’s Museum in London, produced his magisterial The Architecture of Robert and James Adam.

In James Lees-Milne brought out The Age of Adam, and in Adam scholarship was transformed by John Fleming’s Robert Adam and his Circle—one of the best, and most readable, books on any British.

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 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 This was republished in A further volume was published. Their elegant, sophisticated form of Neoclassicism affected not only architecture, but also interior design, furniture design, and landscaping.

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 Brand: Dover Publications. The British architects Robert () and James () Adam were the leading practitioners of the neoclassic style in the late 18th century. Their graceful, elegant work is based chiefly on ancient Roman and Renaissance motifs. Robert Adam was born on July 3,at Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland.

James Adam was born in Edinburgh on July 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.

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An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The architecture, decoration, and furniture, of Robert & James Adam; selected from "Works in architecture," by Adam, Robert, Publication date Topics.Adam, James synonyms, Adam, James pronunciation, Adam, James translation, English dictionary definition of Adam, James.

Noun 1. Robert Adam - Scottish architect who designed many public buildings in England and Scotland Adam.