Stanisław Zawadzki

born 1743, died 1806

Polish architect and Professor of Architecture at the Cadet Corps in Warsaw. He studied at the Accademia di San Luca w Rzymie. After being excused from military duty in 1795, he designed a number of military facilities (in Warsaw and Kamieniec Podolski, i.a.). He also built classicist palaces in the Wielkopolski region (Śmiełów, 1797; Dobrzyca, 1799; Lubostroń, 1800). In 1777 he was named chief architect for the National Education Commission. He was known for paying tribute to Baroque traditions in his early work, later moving on to the forms of academic classicism, characterised by the Palladian style.

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