George Saumarez Smith, Director

MA(Hons), DIPL Arch, RIBA

George Saumarez Smith is one of the leading classical architects of his generation. Educated at Winchester College and Edinburgh University, George graduated with a First Class Degree and a Diploma with Distinction in Architecture. He qualified as an architect in 1998, and has been a Director of ADAM Architecture since 2003. George’s work has ranged in scale from new country houses and garden buildings to large housing schemes. Much of his inspiration comes from an appreciation and study of historic buildings, combined with a high level of classical literacy. George’s work is also characterised by an attention to fine detail in craftsmanship and construction.



  • Member of the RIBA
  • Chartered Architect
  • Elected Brother of the Art Worker’s Guild
  • Chairman of the Trustees of the Art Worker’s Guild 2009-2014
  • Member of the Georgian Group
  • Member of Traditional Architecture Group (TAG), a linked society of the RIBA
  • Member of the Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment
  • Member of International network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU), International College of Traditional Practitioners
  • Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects
  • Member of the Islington Design Review Panel

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