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Patrons: architecture breakfast with Spencer de Grey RA


Friday 14 June 2019
8.45 — 10am

Free for Patrons
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Part of our

Summer Exhibition 2019

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Architecture Room in the Summer Exhibition 2018

Photo credit: David Parry

Join us inside the Summer Exhibition for breakfast alongside a discussion of this year’s themes and submissions with Architecture Room curator Spencer de Grey RA.

Architecture has been an integral part of the Royal Academy since its 18th-century beginnings. Having celebrated our 250th anniversary with a renewed commitment to promoting the culture of architecture, its future at the RA has been affirmed and transformed. In the past year, we’ve unveiled a new dedicated architecture space with free entry, an annual architecture exhibition, and two new global awards championing architecture practice.

The Summer Exhibition continues to celebrate architecture by providing a platform for contemporary practitioners to showcase designs and models, championing well-established Royal Academicians alongside new and emerging practices.

Spencer de Grey RA studied architecture at Cambridge University and graduated in 1969. He joined Foster Associates in 1973, was made a partner in 1991 and has since been appointed joint Senior Executive and Head of Design at Foster & Partners.

In this early morning talk, he invites Patrons to take a closer look at some of the works chosen for this year’s show, and explains how they got there.

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Friday 14 June 2019

8.45 — 10am

Main Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts

Free for Patrons, booking required.

Free for Patrons