Advance factory units, phase 3, Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes: cladding detail at corner junction

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RIBApix ref no RIBA88429
Architect/DesignerWalker, Derek John (1930-2015)
Artist/PhotographerDonat, John (1933-2004)
CountryUK: England
CityMilton Keynes
Subject Date1973
Image Date1976
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP296/156 (JD 04-01-76 1/2)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The SBI prototype is a factory unit developed by the Industry Group and Derek Walker at Milton Keynes, consisting of a steel frame with 12m x 12m bays for easy expansion. The cladding system is a series of plastic coated steel sheet panels 1m x 2m, pressed out to form which allows window and door openings, as needed.

Subject tags

factories, cladding