Design Museum considers move to Commonwealth Institute
Negotiations are ongoing between both parties to ascertain the terms of this relationship, though this will be a ‘long, drawn out and complicated process’, according to Sudjic.
‘It’s a great building and we’d love to make use of it,’ he says. ‘It would be a unique chance to bring back to life this key building of the 1960s and be a natural home for a museum dedicated to design and architecture.’
These include the creation of a permanent collection and an enhanced education programme.
Sites that have been previously under consideration include space within the planned Tate Modern extension on the South Bank and Potters Field next to City Hall and
Plans to move to the Parabola are still at an early stage, and further developments are not expected until next year.