ROOS, ALEXANDER #
- Born: 1810ca Died: 1881
Architect and interior decorator, of London, for whom see Dictionary of Scottish Architects, http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/architect_full.php?id=203164 (last visited May 2009). Alexander Roos, the son of a German cabinetmaker resident in Rome, was a pupil of Karl Friedrich Schinkel in Berlin. He established a successful practice in London as an architect and designer of Neo-classical decorative schemes. In 1859 he made unexecuted proposals for the enlargement of Malahide Castle, Co. Dublin, by the addition of a new wing. He may also have made proposals of some sort for Dartrey, Co. Monaghan, in 1848.
All information in this entry was kindly supplied by Frank Keohane, May 2009.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for ROOS, ALEXANDER #
|Building:||CO. MONAGHAN, DARTREY|
|Nature:||AR may have made proposals for house for Richard Dawson, Baron Cremorne.
Dictionary of Scottish Architects, www.http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/architect_full.php?id=203164 , last visited May 2009 (reference from Frank Keohane).
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, MALAHIDE, MALAHIDE CASTLE|
|Nature:||Proposed enlargement for James Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot de Malahide. Plan involved doubling length of W elevation by addition of new wing containing large library and gallery to N enclosing central courtyard.
1st-floor plan, s. & d. 1859, in Talbot Papers, Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS.A.10.R. (information from Frank Keohane