Boots head office (the D90 West building), Beeston, Nottinghamshire
|Architect/Designer||Skidmore Owings & Merrill|
|Yorke Rosenberg & Mardall|
|Artist/Photographer||Donat, John (1933-2004)|
|Library Reference||25 06 68 5/3 [or Miscellaneous slides re architectural photography (print in Building with Light box)]|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||John Donat / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Glass ; Modernism: Less is More ; Office buildings ; Reflections ; Steel|
NOTES: This steel-framed building was designed on two floors around a central courtyard according to American out-of-town planning principles by the Chicago firm of Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) in association with the London firm of Yorke Rosenberg Mardall. This extremely influential building with its use of high-class welded steel and the open-plan design led the way for the subsequent development of 'high-tech' steel office buildings for which Britain became internationally renowned. It was Grade II listed in 1996.
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