Advance factory units, phase 3, Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes: cladding detail, final stages of construction

RIBApix ref no RIBA88426
Architect/DesignerWalker, Derek John (1930-2015)
Artist/PhotographerDonat, John (1933-2004)
CountryUK: England
CityMilton Keynes
Subject Date1973
Image Date1973
Library ReferenceAP296/147 (JD 02-01-73 2/7A)
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