Unexecuted competition design for the National Gallery Extension project, Hampton site, Trafalgar Square, London: perspective views of the gallery and Trafalgar Square

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RIBApix ref no RIBA31965
Architect/DesignerAPT Partnership
Wilkins, William (1778-1839)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1982
Image Date1982
ViewExterior
StyleHigh-Tech
MediumPrint
Library ReferencePA490/3(6)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The winning design for the National Gallery extension project by Ahrends, Burton & Koralek was eventually abandoned in favour of a scheme by Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates which was constructed in 1991. The extension became known as The Sainsbury Wing and was designed to house the Gallery's Renaissance collections. The original National Gallery building (part of which can be seen here) was designed by William Wilkins and completed in 1838.

Subject tags

squares, art galleries, car parks