Palumbo gives Mies’ Mansion House archive to RIBA

Mies van der Rohe-designed tower block for Mansion House Square - donated by Lord Palumbo to RIBA Collections

Collection ‘one of most important in the world’

Peter Palumbo has given his entire archive of Mies van der Rohe’s Mansion House Square project to the RIBA.

The gift includes three large-scale models, feasibility drawings, bronze door handles and documentation from the unbuilt scheme.

The RIBA described it as “one of the most important collections of architectural materials in the world”.

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