Definition of Soane, Sir John in English:

Soane, Sir John

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Pronunciation: /səʊn
 
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( 1753–1837), English architect. His later work avoided unnecessary ornament and adopted structural necessity as the basis of design. His designs included the Bank of England (1788–1833, since rebuilt) and his house in London, now a museum.

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