Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays


We have just been sent a lovely little video by Sou Fujimoto, the architect who will be building a hollow, transparent tree-form on the Architecture Gallery landing. You may recall from a blog post last year that Sou Fujimoto has modified his design from a curvilinear form to one consisting of angular polygon elements. We had discussed how we might connect these separate elements to create the...
I've been thinking a lot about reading spaces recently... Rintala Eggertsson Architects will be building a tower of books for the exhibition, which will be located at the bottom of the National Art Library staircase. As a re-evaluation of notions of the 'archive', the tower will extend to three storeys, and when on the top level you will have a view straight into the National Art...