Tate Modern Museum Scale Replica Kit by Model Landmarks

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The Tate Modern Museum Scale Replica Kit By Model Landmarks is the perfect gift for fans of great architecture and architects. This kit accurately details the Tate Modern Museum located in London. There was a power station on the Bankside site since the 1890’s. The existing structure was designed by Giles Gilbert Scott in the mid 1940’s. From 1981 to the early 1990's the property stood dormant. In the early 1990s, Tate purchased the site and with help from the Millennium Fund embarked on a monumental project to convert the power station into a gallery. An architectural competition in July 1994 was won by the architects Herzog & de Meuron. The new Tate Modern opened its doors to the public in 2000. Tate Modern’s vision to be at the forefront of the visitor experience when it comes to interacting with works of art took another brave step when they again commissioned Herzog & de Meuron to design an extension to the existing building. The extension was to accommodate performance and installation art. The new space includes a dynamic new brick structure, the Blavatnik Building.

The built dimensions of this 1:1200 scale model are: L: 10”. W: 6.25”. H: 3.5”. Each kit includes all required parts along with easy to follow instructions. All you will need to provide is a good quality wood glue, and a knife to remove individual parts from their sheets. Materials: Aspen, American cherry, Birch, MDF, and Acrylic. Recommended ages 14+. Estimated assembly time: 10-12 hours. Air Shipment and Gift Wrap are Not Available on this item. This replica kit can only be purchased for shipment within the contiguous United States.

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