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The Houses of Robert Adam – Lectures on Architectural Heritage
February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pmFree
Carrying on our season of lectures held at the Europe House in London; Jeremy Musson (LLb MPhil) will holding a talk on ‘The Houses of Robert Adam.’
Robert Adam was a Scottish neoclassical architect in the 18th century who studied under Charles-Louis Clérisseau and Giovanni Battista Piranesi in Rome. Developing the “Adam Style” from his inspiration in studies from antiquity, his theory of “movement” within architecture made him one of the most successful and fashionable architects in the country.
A leader at the first phase of the classical revival in England and Scotland from around 1760, he influenced the development of Western architecture, both in Europe and in North America.
A lively contributor to Country Life, The Field, Farrow & Bell, and The Daily Telegraph; Jeremy Musson is a architectural historian, writer, and broadcaster; who specialises in a history of English Country Houses.
Publishing works in heritage, and interiors – Jeremy’s work; English Ruins, English Country House Interiors, and The Country House of Sir John Vanbrugh: From Archives of Country Life has made for excellent reading, and a confident repertoire for public lectures.
Starts: 18:00 – Glass of wine on arrival
Lectures: 18:30 – 19:30
All Lectures are free to attend but spaces are limited
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