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Redevelopment

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Australia

Officials turn down plans to transform Sydney's Cockatoo Island into an art-filled tourist attraction

Private consortium offered $80m to turn former industrial area into Australia’s answer to Naoshima art island in Japan

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Museums

Edinburgh's Fruitmarket Gallery to transform nightclub into new art venue

Karla Black survey will fill both spaces, including former fruit and veg warehouse next door

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Redevelopment

'A catastrophe for the system of protecting historic buildings': the saga of London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry

Plans to turn the foundry that cast the bells of Big Ben, St Paul’s and Westminster Abbey into a boutique hotel have been put on hold—but they should never have gone ahead in the first place

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National Portrait Gallery

London’s National Portrait Gallery to close for three years with ‘some job losses’

Museum plans to send 300 portraits a year on tour around the country during £35.5m redevelopment

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Redevelopment

Cultural figures rally to save Reading Prison—where Oscar Wilde was once incarcerated—as it goes up for sale

Locals hope to prevent historic site "being gutted and turned into luxury flats" as building is put on the market

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Moscow

Sweet factory could be Moscow’s Tate Modern

It will be part of a larger development that will include office space, retail outlets and swanky lofts

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Tate Modern

Tate Modern extension snubbed by Lottery Fund

The request was rejected as a 'low priority', with concerns about 'deliverability'

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Tate Modern

Tate Modern gets £50m towards new extension from the government

The generous contribution is the highest made to a cultural project in 10 years

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Tate Modern

Tate Modern is a museum for the 21st century

The announcement by the British Government that it is putting £50m towards the costs of the new development of Tate Modern is one of the most significant moves in public cultural policy in recent years

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Tate Modern

Tate Modern hopes to expand by half by 2011

The museum has announced an ambitious development project which could cost up to £135 million

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Urban design

Cairo’s five centuries of rubbish now a park, thanks to the Aga Khan

This vast landscaping and urban renewal project has also uncovered Saladin’s walls

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Tate Britain

Chronology undone

Stephen Deuchar, director of the Tate Britain, talks about the new thematic displays and future major survey shows of New British art, Blake and Spencer