Herzog & de Meuron – Tate Tanks

image © Tate Photography

image © Tate Photography

It’s hard to overestimate how successful the Tate Modern has been. Since opening in the shell of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s Bankside Power Station in 2000, Herzog & de Meuron’s conversion has become the world’s most popular gallery of modern and contemporary art. Around it, nearly everything has changed. The building, once surrounded by quotidian Southwark, is now enveloped by shiny (perhaps gaudy) office and residential blocks, including neighbouring work by Richard Rogers.

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