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New V&A home for RIBA drawings collection

RIBA president Marco Goldschmied was today set to sign a preliminary agreement on a 100-year lease with the Victoria & Albert Museum to provide a new home for the institute's collection of more than a million drawings and manuscripts. The deal came as architect Wright & Wright unveiled details of the £5 million plan to convert a series of rooms in the Grade I-listed museum's Henry Cole wing to house the collection.

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