Baltic state: Work to transform Gateshead’s 42 m high Baltic Flour Mills into a centre for contemporary art is nearing completion, as this photograph by Etienne Clement shows. Clement’s photographic record of the transformation is the subject of an exhibition at the RIBA in London from 23 February to 14 March. The £46m centre is due to open at the end of July. The client for the project is Gateshead council, architect is Ellis Williams Architects, main contractor is HBG, structural engineer is Atelier One, environmental engineer is Atelier Ten and cost consultant is Boyden and Company.