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Robert Adam's desire to build on a monumental scale is nowhere more obvious than in his various designs for public buildings and civic schemes. Concentrating mainly on his late work in Edinburgh and Glasgow, this chapter deals with some of his most ambitious projects and shows how they relate to...
The early responsibility and superlative practical training that Robert Adam gained in Scotland under his father and older brother contributed greatly to his genius. In his mature years he found a particularly receptive audience in his native land for the emotive castle style - an architecture...
The fascinating early designs in a neo-mediaeval style by Robert and John Adam show the influence of English Decorated Gothic and Batty Langley combined with a profound sense of architectural fantasy. At Yester Chapel, however, a previously unconsidered local context can be suggested for aspects...
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