Royal Academy Of Arts Celebrate The Topping Out Ceremony
Key personnel in in the redevelopment of Keeper's House at the Royal Academy of Arts attend the 'Topping Out Ceremony' on April 25, 2013 in London, England. The Royal Academy of Arts is celebrating the architectural milestone in the redevelopment of Keeper's House; a major project to transform facilities for visitors to the Royal Academy. The work, which opens to the public in autumn 2013, is being undertaken by architects Long & Kentish, with interior design by David Chipperfield Architects. The space includes a new restaurant, bar and walled garden. (L-R) Managing Director of Sykes & Son Andrew Burr, architect Professor Sir David Chipperfield, Royal Academician Grayson Perry, Royal Academy Trustee Stephen Fry, Keeper of the Royal Academy Schools Eileen Cooper, Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts Charles Saumarez Smith, President of the Royal Academy of Arts Christopher Le Brun, restauranteur Oliver Peyton, Ronald Zeghibe, architect Rolfe Kentish.