Somerset House, Strand, London: the former Royal Academy Great Room
|Chambers, Sir William (1723-1796)
|Green Lloyd Architects
|Charles, Martin (1940-2012)
|Black and white
|Martin Charles / RIBA Collections
|Conversion of buildings ; Public buildings ; Government buildings ; Art galleries ; Educational buildings ; Restoration
NOTES: Somerset House was designed by Sir William Chambers 1776-1796. The north wing was built in 1776-1780. In 1989 this was converted into a new home for the Courtauld Institute of Art by Green Lloyd Architects, which included the provision of galleries for the Courtauld collection and teaching spaces. See RIBA145234 for a colour version of this image.
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