The Building Of Bankside

A new series examining the transformation of a disused London power station into a major museum of modern art - the Tate Modern.


01The Architecture Of Power20000504

Ricky Burdett, former director of the Architecture Foundation, traces the development of the giant riverside building from a centre of industry to a cultural powerhouse and celebrates the work of the original architect, Giles Gilbert Scott.

02Bridging The Gap20000505

A series about the transformation of a disused London power station into the Tate Modern.

2: `Bridging the Gap'.

Architect Norman Foster and sculptor Anthony Caro discuss their work on the new footbridge across the Thames at Bankside which will link the museum to St Paul's and the City of London.

03The Theming Of Tate Modern20000510

Waldemar Januszczak examines how the Tate's vast art collection will be displayed and what this tells us about our understanding and appreciation of art history.

04Southwark's Secret History20000511

City planner Fred Manson and local librarian Len Riley examine the social and cultural history of the site and consider what impact the new museum may have for the people of Southwark.