Bankside Power Station: power into art 
Bankside Power Station
A brief study of Bankside Power Station, the architecture, engineering and art.

Photo: Bankside Power Station/Tate Modern © Fynevue Jan 2016.
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Sir Giles Gilbert Scott's wonderously designed Bankside Power Station generated electricity for London between 1952 and 1981. It wasn't until 1994 that the conversion of Bankside into Tate Modern first began. These pages chart some of the progress of 'Power into Art' as the project continues to expand...

Bankside Power Station was constructed in two phases between 1947 and 1963 to a design by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott.

Photo: Bankside Power Station © Fynevue 1996.
Power into Art  
Power into Art
Power into Art studies the conversion of the disused 20th century power station into an art gallery for the 21st century.

Photo: Bankside Power Station © Fynevue 1996.
The GEGB (Central Electricity Generating Board) and the story of electricity generation and distribution in the UK.

Photo: Stwlan Dam, Blaenau Ffestiniog © Fynevue 1978.

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