The Architectural Heritage: Scottish Architects Abroad v. 2

The Architectural Heritage: Scottish Architects Abroad v. 2

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This volume explores the travels and employment of Scottish architects abroad - from the Americas to the Far East - between the 16th and 19th centuries. It describes how these architects discovered various artistic experiences which subsequently influenced architectural form in Scotland.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 172 x 244 x 10mm | 306g
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748602984
  • 9780748602988

Table of contents

Scottish architects in the Far East 1840-1870, Hideo Izumida; James Smith and James Gibbs - seminarians and architects, Alasdair Roberts; "the fittest place in Europe for our profession" - George Richardson in Rome, Iain Gordon Brown; Scots architects in Philadelphia in the 17th-18th centuries, Charles E.Peterson; William Hay and George Henderson in Canada, David Walker; the houses of Scots sugar planters in Jamaica, Sophie Drinkall; Scots architects in Northern Ireland, P.Lamour; Sir James Hamilton of Fynart, Charles McKean; James Byres in Rome, Harry Gordon Slade; James Soutton in Scandinavia, Anna um Ajkay; William Playfair in Northern Ireland, Ian Gow; Scots architects in the USSR, Dmitry Shvidovsky.show more