Did boredom inspire the Tate extension?

When I saw the drawings of Herzog & de Meuron’s new project for Tate Modern, my first thought was: what happened to these guys? Did they just get bored? I have to say, I found their earlier work for Tate Modern terribly dour and po-faced. It took a real pleasure ...

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