V&A picks Haworth Tompkins

The V&A has chosen Haworth Topkins to do the design work on converting their Blythe Road facility into a study centre.

The scheme involves the conversion of the grade II listed storage building on Blythe Road, W14, into a textile and fashion study and conservation centre, which would also provide improved storage for their collection of 104,000 textiles, a public study room and a textile conservation studio.

A key part of the project will also be to reinstate the original entrance to the building and create a welcoming and fully accessible visitor experience. The project aims to create a “world-class and unrivalled centre of curatorial, conservation and research activity”.

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