Syon House Ante Room Robert Adam 1728-92 Interiors were Robert Adam’s great achievement. The synthesis of architecture, planning and decoration. Click on pic for MANY more outstanding architecture designs and features. Nothing made like this today!!!
The Russian Academy of Arts, informally known as the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, was founded in 1757 by Ivan Shuvalov, the favorite of Elizabeth I, the daughter of Peter The Great.Catherine the Great renamed it the Imperial Academy of Arts and commissioned a new building, completed 25 years later in 1789 by the Neva River.