This is a descriptive audio version of the film – The designs and influences of 66 Portland Place.
Architectural Historian Neal Shasore shares his research and insights into the creation and architectural inspirations for RIBA’s headquarters at 66 Portland Place.
Using the building and the RIBA Collections, Neal explores the thoughtful construction of spaces and the relationship between architects and craftspeople.
Discover how the British Empire influenced the visual imagery of our headquarters at 66 Portland Place. Take a critical look at the symbolism of the building, contextualising its history through drawings and photographs from the RIBA Collections here: https://www.architecture.com/explore-architecture/Unpacking-imperialism