As London expanded rapidly during the second half of the eighteenth century, Adam reinvigorated Classical Architecture. Entire quarters such as Portland Place and the Adelphi were reshaped, while at Fitzroy Square Adam created the illusion of a single, unified building out of a row of terraced houses. Architectural historian, Alistair Rowan, discusses the career of an architect who juggled both creative design and speculative development.
Address: Geological Society Lecture Theatre Piccadilly, W1 6.30pm-7.30pm £10/£5 students (incl. drink)