Wellcome Collection

A feasibility study for the prestigious medical instrument collection and library of The Wellcome Trust, in central London.

Wellcome Collection
Type: Civic & Culture, Leisure & Hospitality, Refurbishment & Restoration
Value: Confidential
Date: 2012
Status: Feasibility Study Completed
Location: London, United Kingdom

The Wellcome Trust approached Edward Williams Architects to develop with them a feasibility study to upgrade the exhibition, club and library elements of Wellcome Collection. The existing building showcases the Wellcome Collection; this is one of the most important medical libraries in the world and houses a large and significant collection of medical objects. The building houses temporary and permanent exhibition galleries, a library, a conference centre, a cafe, a bookshop and an education suite, offices and conservation studios.

Wellcome Collection explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. More information on the building and Wellcome Collection can be found at www.wellcomecollection.org

Wellcome Collection

The exhibition

Wellcome Collection

The exhibition – detail

Wellcome Collection

The café - detail