Competition design for additional office and library space for the Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London: sketched perspective, plan, elevations and section of a tower featuring solar panels and radio antennae
Country UK: England City London Subject Date 1981 Image Date 1981 View Exterior Medium Drawing Library Reference PA927/2(12) Orientation Landscape Colour Info Black and white Credit RIBA Collections Subject Energy conservation ; Temples ; Libraries ; Societies' buildings ; Fantastic architecture ; Columns ; Swimming pools ; Towers ; Water features
NOTES: This design, titled 'Pericles' by an unidentified architect, features a small 'temple' structure (intended to house the RIBA president) surmounting a column-shaped tower which is shown emerging from behind the eroded facade of the RIBA's existing headquarters building (designed by George Grey Wornum in 1934). The design also features a water cascade, swimming pool and bandstand.
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