Studio International

Published 28/08/2008

There is no shortage of plans, but sad to relate (at present) the new extension by architects Herzog and de Meuron, costing £215 million, is ailing in terms of the build-up of funds: the building will provide a further 60% of floor space. This means that Tate Modern will lag behind the Olympic building programme itself. The building has changed dramatically, and is now a pyramidal structure of brick.