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Unexecuted design for the Mansion House Square scheme, entitled 'Updated/Preferred Scheme and Rider Plans', 1 Poultry, City of London for Peter Palumbo: title page

RIBA Ref No RIBA106922
Architect/DesignerMies van der Rohe, Ludwig (1886-1969)
William Holford & Partners
Artist/PhotographerDonat, John (1933-2004)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1984
Image Date1984
StyleModern Movement
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDonat uncatalogued
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditJohn Donat / RIBA Collections
SubjectOffice buildings
NOTES: The original scheme dates from 1967. In 1969 planning permission was promised pending the complete acquisition of the site by the developer. However, by the time Palumbo was ready to resubmit his plans, the Bank area had become a designated conservation area and many of the Victorian buildings that the scheme proposed to replace had been listed. In 1982 the scheme was refused consent. This was the 'Updated/Preferred Scheme', produced after Mies's death by William Holford & Partners in 1984, and submitted to the City Architect and Planning Officer on 5 March that year.

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