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Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:00

The Royal Academy of Arts Will Undergo a Major Renovation

The Royal Academy of Arts, London. The Royal Academy of Arts, London. Geograph.co.uk

David Chipperfield has today unveiled his plans to reconfigure and renovate the Royal Academy of Arts in London, which will include building a bridge between two historic buildings.

Described by the London-based architect as "a series of subtle interventions", the development will include connecting Burlington House, the grand Palladian house used by the Royal Academy since the mid-19th century, and 6 Burlington Gardens, a former University of London building purchased by the art institution in 2001.

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