The Tate Gets a Design That Would Satisfy the Ancient Egyptians

The architectural design firm Herzog & de Meuron is designing the Tate Modern art gallery's newest extension. For the Tate, its a display that will finally be able to represent its interior.

The Tate Gets a Design That Would Satisfy the Ancient Egyptians

It is a much-needed breath of fresh air into a building that currently looks like an ancient crypt. Which gives a nice vibe to the contemporary art inside, mind you.

And, it looks quite similar to the De Young museum in SF, in that they both use pyramid-like shapes. [Dezeen, image credit to Hans Peter Schaefer]