The National Gallery’s Sainsbury Wing Receives AIA’s Twenty-five Year Award

Submitted by vcb_prod on Mon, 01/07/2019 - 19:27
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["strong"],["a",["href","https:\/\/\/showcases\/6092419-sainsbury-wing-at-the-national-gallery"]],["b"]],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"WASHINGTON \u2013 Jan. 8,\n2019"],[0,[],0," \u2013 The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is\nhonoring the Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery in London\u2014 designed by Venturi,\nScott Brown and Associates (VSBA)\u2014with its Twenty-five Year Award."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"AIA\u2019s Twenty-five Year Award is conferred on a building that has set a\nprecedent for the last 25-35 years and continues to set standards of excellence\nfor its architectural design and significance."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Architects Robert Venturi, FAIA, and Denise Scott Brown, FAIA\u2014VSBA founding\nprincipals\u2014sought to relate the new wing to the National Gallery while\nmaintaining the wing\u2019s own identity as a work of modern architecture. A play on\nItalian Mannerism, the Sainsbury Wing demonstrates the architects\u2019 sophisticated\nbut ironic acknowledgement of modern conditions while thoroughly exploring\nclassical architecture\u2019s conventions. Providing grade access to the entire\ngallery, the wing boasts an entrance accessible to all visitors, in direct\ncontrast to the original building."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Spanning 120,000-square-feet, Sainsbury Wing is one of the world\u2019s most\nvisited collections of early Italian and Northern Renaissance paintings. Its\noriginal design is still largely intact and has had few alterations since its\ncompletion. In 2018, Historic England, the government arm charged with\nprotecting England\u2019s historic treasures, bestowed Grade I status on the wing,\npropelling it into the ranks of the country\u2019s most architecturally significant\nbuildings."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Visit "],[0,[1],1,"AIA\u2019s website"],[0,[],0," to learn more about the Twenty-five Year Award."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[2],1,"About AIA"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Founded\nin 1857, AIA consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and\nsustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200\ninternational, state and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that\npromote economic vitality and public wellbeing."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them\nin their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders\nand the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities,\ninstitutions, nation, and world. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct\nto ensure the highest professional standards."]]]]}
Contact Name
Matt Tinder
Contact Email
Contact Twitter
Contact Phone
The National Gallery’s Sainsbury Wing Receives AIA’s Twenty-five Year Award
Members Only
Tile Sizes
Use on Homepage
Temp Draft
[{"updated-date":"2019-01-07T19:27:53+00:00","author-name":"Matthew Tinder","author-id":"86B1AA47-3F15-4161-B31F-6839EC974A24","action":"created"},{"updated-date":"2019-01-08T15:55:14+00:00","author-name":"Brian McLaren","author-id":"9235BDE3-7526-4D6D-AE44-A346F27F0C3D","action":"published"}]
Suppress Tile Description
Ready to Publish
Hide Ads