ARCHITECTURE. The Tate is a modern art gallery. The galleries are housed in the former Bankside Power Station which closed in 1981. The building was converted by architects Herzog & de Meuron and contractors Carillion.
Tate Modern Art Gallery London is housed in the former Bankside Power Station, which was originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the architect of Battersea Power Station. It is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group. It is the most visited modern art gallery in the world, with around 407 million visitors per year. Photo: aviewoncities.com