The Impact of Robert Adam Research Paper by hicaliber

The Impact of Robert Adam
An examination of the contributions and works of Robert Adam, a style-leader in the classical antiquity movement in England during the 1700s.
# 95914 | 2,142 words | 4 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Jun 04, 2007 in Architecture (Buildings) , Architecture (European) , Architecture (History)

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This paper discusses the contributions of Robert Adam to architecture, with an emphasis on his design innovations. These include his introduction of the classical revival style in both architecture and interior decoration during the last half of the 1700s. The paper describes Adam as reacting against the Neo-Palladian styles that was in vogue in the first part of the century. The paper also touches on some of the artistic works that influenced Adam's style, such as Etruscan vases. Adam's interior design is also examined and noteworthy examples of his architecture and interior design are cited with illustrations.

Interior and Exterior Designs Preceding and During the Time of Robert Adam
Adam's Visual Design Composition
Contextural Design
Adam's influence on Early Neoclassical Design

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Dennis S. (1991). The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Architects and Architecture. New York: Quatro Publishing.. p 11.
  • Harwood, B., May, B., Sherman C. (2002). Architecture and Interior Design through the 18th Century, an Integrated History. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Palladianism. (2006). In Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved November 13, 2006, from Encyclopaedia Britannica Online:
  • Roth, L. M. (1993). Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History and Meaning, First, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 397-402.

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