Chipperfield eyes Turner Contemporary addition

David Chipperfield Architects Turner Rooms proposals

Proposals for Margate waterfront include 100-room hostel and extra events space

David Chipperfield Architects has created proposals for the expansion of the practice’s Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate that are aimed at “growing its vision and securing its financial future”.

The plans for the Turner Rooms would deliver a hostel with 100 “simple, functional sea-facing rooms” spread over four storeys on an adjoining site, along with meeting rooms, social spaces and a café/brasserie that could be used to support events at the gallery.

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