Robert Rowand Anderson, Edinburgh, Architect, Buildings, Scotland

Rowand Anderson, Architect, Edinburgh, Buildings, Images, Photos, Info, History

Rowand Anderson, Edinburgh : Architecture Information

Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK


Sir Robert Rowand Anderson

1834 – 1921

Robert was born in Edinburgh

Knighted in 1902

Robert Rowand Anderson was Scotland’s leading architect at the end of the 19th century: his architecture was eclectic, ranging from Classical to Scottish Gothic and Scots Baronial.

Key buildings by Robert Rowand Anderson include:

Old College – dome, Edinburgh University
1879
Robert Rowand Anderson
Dome by Rowand Anderson: photo © Adrian Welch

McEwan Hall, Edinburgh
1897
McEwan Hall
photo © Adrian Welch
McEwan Hall

Medical School, University of Edinburgh
-

National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
1895
Rowand Anderson Architecture
photo © Adrian Welch
Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Central Hotel, Glagsow
Rowand Anderson 1879; James Miller 1901-6
Central Hotel Glagsow
image © adrian welch
Central Hotel Glasgow

St Augustine’s Church, Coatbridge, Scotland
1873
Grade A listed

Before setting up his own practice Basil Spence worked for Sir William Kininmonth (1904-88) at the practice of Rowand Anderson & Paul.

Old College of Edinburgh University Court, 1789-, was by Robert Adam and later William Playfair, but the famous Dome, 1879, was by Rowand Anderson. A landmark in Edinburgh and of beautiful proportions and style.

RIAS Convention 2005 held in two Glasgow buildings by Robert Rowand Anderson:
Rowand Anderson : Govan buildings

McEwan Hall
McEwan Hall
photograph © adrian welch



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Scottish Architecture

Sir Robert Rowand Anderson – Winner of RIBA Gold Medal 1916

Scottish Parliament

Scottish Architects: Famous Architects from Scotland through the ages

Buildings / photos for the Sir Robert Rowand Anderson Architecture pages welcome: info@edinburgharchitecture.co.uk

Robert Rowand Anderson – Building : page

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