1925 1930 1930s 1938 1940s
1949 1950s 1960s c. 1990 1996
Short Bio

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) (4) (5)

Closest Family
Marriage Children Parents Siblings
Slawa Adam had no children Amalia Bronislaw Jasia Lutek Kajtek
Jasia Lutek Kajtek
Childhood pics to come
School Years
After WWII
Road Trip 1962
Sopot 1960s
Sopot c. 1990
Last updated: Feb. 25, 2009