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Mon 27.6.

The Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron (CH)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.06.2016 - Tagged as:

The Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron, photo: Iwan Baan

The Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron, photo: Iwan Baan

Tate Modern’s new building brickwork reacts to the inclined faces of the form by stepping to approximate a pure geometry. With both of these simple actions, texture and perforation, the brickwork is transformed from a solid and massive material to a veil that covers the concrete skeleton of the new building.

 

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