Gallery: Tate Modern’s Energy Efficient Redesign by Herzog & de Meuron


Herzog & de Meuron set about designing the Tate Modern Extension in 2006 with a modern, glass-filled aesthetic that contrasted the museum building’s origins as a former power station. A recently unveiled redesign of the addition has brought a pyramid shaped brick structure to this anchor point of the museum. The new program not only fits the museum’s needs better, it is poised to set a new standard for sustainability in the UK.

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  1. caniffis July 23, 2008 at 6:14 am

    Is it me or does that design smack of blade runner? very cool, literally.

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