London’s Tate Modern, in the former Bankside power station, is one of the most famous examples of a building reinvented for a radically different use, but the recycling of an old unique space often brings extra value – especially when it celebrates its history, rather than hiding it – and can help revitalise a neighbourhood, too.
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