Tag Archives: Robert Adam

Save Europe’s oldest street

I blogged on the fate of Winchester, England, Europe’s oldest main street – home of the Winchester Cathedral made famous in song – several years ago. Since then the activist group Winchester Deserves Better has been fighting the scheme (they … Continue reading

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ICAA’s Arthur Ross Awards

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art has announced its Arthur Ross awards for 2015. The top award, for architecture, goes to Adam Architecture, the London firm founded by Robert Adam. His inventive classicism joins his peerless erudition in the … Continue reading

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Column: A bit late to cry for London’s skyline

It’s hard to work up much sympathy for London and its citizens, who have suddenly learned that they may expect 236 more skyscrapers on their skyline. A petition of opposition has been signed by, at last count, 70 nabobs of … Continue reading

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How modernism got square

The title of this post harks back to one from this blog’s Providence Journal days, when I linked to a long piece in Metropolis magazine by Michael Mehaffy and Nikos Salingaros, and then did a column about it called “How … Continue reading

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