|Client||London School of Economics and Political Science|
|Status||Completed and under construction|
|LPA||Westminster City Council|
Largest redevelopment project in the history of London School of Economics (LSE)
- Setting the planning and heritage briefs to inform a series of international design competitions for the Centre Buildings redevelopment, the Saw Swee Hock student centre and the Marshall Building at 44 Lincoln’s Inn Fields.
- Advising the judging panel.
- Engaging with Westminster City Council at pre-application negotiations.
- Preparing and submitting the applications, and persuasively advocating the merits of the proposals.
- Securing planning permission on behalf of LSE for all projects.
- Demolition of existing buildings to create state of the art flexible and highly sustainable academic and teaching buildings, including the Stirling award nominated Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, the 18,000 sq m Marshall Building and circa 23,000 sq m of Centre Buildings.
- The Planning, Heritage and Visual Impact Appraisals informed the winning designs prepared by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners; O’Donnell + Tuomey; and Grafton Architects.
- The creation of world class academic buildings which reflect the international status of the LSE.
- The Saw Swee Hock building has been completed and both the Centre Buildings and Marshall Buildings are in the first stage of construction.
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