The Architecture of Robert Adam (1728-1792)


Robert Adam and C18 Edinburgh - Essay





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Riding House - Edinburgh - 1763

Register House - Edinburgh - begun 1773

South Bridge Project - Edinburgh - 1785

Leith Street, Edinburgh - unbuilt - plain facade version

Leith Street Edinburgh Project - designed 1785

Leith Street, Edinburgh - unbuilt - ornate facade version

Edinburgh University Old College - begun 1789

Classical Viaduct Over the Low Calton -Edinburgh - designed 1791


Castle Style Bridge over the Low Calton - designed 1791

view from NW

central arch

Sketch Design for gates

Gates for the Palace of Holyrood House - designed 1791 ?

Turret of Holyrood House

Castle  Style 1

Edinburgh Bridewell - designed 1791

view from NE

Charlotte Square - Edinburgh - 1791


Church in Charlotte Square - Edinburgh - designed 1791

Charlotte Square Church

Charlotte Square Church






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