William Chambers

Sir William Chambers was an architect active in the 18th century. He is noted especially for his Classical as well as Chinese taste, in particular, for his Pagoda at Kew and Dissertation on Oriental Gardening (London, 1772). Chambers was born in Sweden, of Scottish parents, and is known to have spent time travelling in the Far East, and studying architecture in France, before practising architecture in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Chambers died in London, England on 17 February 1796.

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