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SBI prototype office building, Wavendon Tower, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

RIBA Ref No RIBA43427
Architect/DesignerMilton Keynes Development Corporation. Architects Department
Artist/PhotographerDonat, John (1933-2004)
CountryUK: England
CityMilton Keynes
Subject Date1971
Image Date1972
ViewInterior
StyleModern Movement | High-Tech
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceJDSC3478
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditJohn Donat / RIBA Collections
SubjectArchitects' offices ; Office buildings ; Colour ; Furniture ; New towns
NOTES: Milton Keynes, which incorporated the existing towns of Bletchley, Wolverton and Stony Stratford along with another fifteen villages and farmland in between, was designated a new town in 1967 and planning control was thus taken from elected local authorities and delegated to the Milton Keynes Development Corporation (MKDC). This building, constructed using the System Building for Industry developed by the Industry Group at the Milton Keynes Development Corporation, was used initially to house the Corporation's architects' office. The construction of this building required only 24 weeks. It has been demolished.
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