Born Oct. 10, 1920 in Krakow. He graduated
from the Panstwowe Gimnazjum (Public High School) in Grodek Jagiellonski.
In 1938, he enrolled at the College of Architecture at the Lwow
Polytechnic. After WWII he resumed his studies at the Krakow Politechnic, earning the degree of Master of
Science and Professional Engineer in Architecture, in 1946. While in
Krakow, he also completed three years at the Department of Painting
of the Akademia Sztuk Pieknych (Academy of Fine Arts). After graduation
he moved to Sopot where he become a faculty member of the Panstwowa Wyzsza
Szkola Sztuk Pieknych (State College of Fine Arts), serving as
its rektor (chancellor) in 1962-65. His specialty was industrial design. Among his creations, the most famous are the designs of
the Westerplatte and Treblinka monuments. He also painted.
Adam died in Sopot on Feb 19, 2006.
An interview c. 1982 with
Grazyna Sokolowska (a journalist?)
Adam on the Web: (1) (2) (3)