Vickers House, Millbank, London: the boardroom with models of ships' hulls on the walls
|Architect/Designer||Ronald Ward & Partners|
|Black, Sir Misha (1910-1977)|
|Design Research Unit|
|Artist/Photographer||Maltby, John (1910-1980)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Interior decoration ; Furniture ; Panelling ; Offices ; Riverside buildings ; Lamps, lighting fixtures ; Office buildings ; Skyscrapers|
NOTES: Commissioned by Vickers Ltd and financed by Legal & General Assurance Society, this redevelopment consists of three main sections: the 34-storey tower, an 8-storey Y-shaped block and an 11-storey residential block. The boardroom suite seen here was designed by Misha Black and Bryan Rodda of the Design Research Unit. The 'ship wall' is panelled in solid walnut. The elliptical shaped table was designed by Frank Height and is veneered in walnut.
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