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FEATURE: INNOVATION IN CLASSICISM

8th October 2013

Tom was invited as a guest to the Art Workers' Guild in London where there was an interesting talk by Robert Adam of Adam Architecture entitled - Innovation in Classicism.

Robert Adam explained how classicism continues to evolve with one example showing how classicism has been applied to a low-energy solar house featuring a dark stone floor as a heat store and passive stack ventilation and solar gain being used from south-facing windows modulated by shading from a pediment.

A bust and a painting of notable innovators from the past including William Morris and Sir Edwin Lutyens looked on.

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