The Photographers’ Gallery

O'Donnell + Tuomey Architects, ADP, London, 2012


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Refurbishment and conversion of a former red brick Victoria warehouse, with the addition of a two-storey roof extension, to house The Photographers’ Gallery

Located at a crossroads, between Soho and Oxford Street, the corner site on the quiet Ramillies Street is visible in a glimpse view through the continuous shop frontage of Oxford Street.

The red-brick warehouse is linked to a steel-framed addition with an external sleeve of black render reaching down to a ground floor. This is defined by black terrazzo, Angelim Pedra wood, and big windows framing a corner café.

As well as the three dedicated exhibition galleries the building also contains a floor for on-site eductaion activities, a book shop and cafe.


  • Begun: Aug 2010
  • Completed: May 2012
  • Floor area: 1,400m2
  • Sector: Arts and culture
  • Total cost: £9.2M
  • Address: 16 – 18 Ramillies Street, London, W1F 7LW, United Kingdom

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