15.12.2016Evening Standard – 15 December

The remodelling of the Royal Academy of Arts is the subject of a feature article in the London Evening Standard. Architecture critic Robert Bevan visited the construction site of what will be the Royal Academy’s largest expansion since 1868. The masterplan includes a redevelopment of the two historic buildings which make up the Royal Academy: Burlington House, and the newly acquired 6 Burlington Gardens, situated to the north of the original building. A central link will connect these two buildings and open up access to previously unseen parts of the complex, while creating a public route between Piccadilly and Burlington Gardens. Coinciding with the Royal Academy’s 250th anniversary, the project is due for completion in 2018.