Willis Faber & Dumas Headquarters

Anticipating and designing for changes in climate, in the available technologies and in function, and ensuring ease of maintenance.

Willis Faber & Dumas Headquarters
UK
1971 - 1975

Projects such as the Willis Faber & Dumas headquarters, completed in 1975, have shown how innovation in a building’s design can provide unprecedented flexibility. Its design anticipated the technological advance from typewriters to computers by incorporating under-floor wiring ducts – the first of their kind to be used in a commercial office building.