Shortlist for LSE New Students’ Center Competition Announced

Six architectural practices have been chosen to go through to the next phase in the competition to design a new Students’ Centre for the London School of Economics and Political Science on its Aldwych campus. They are :

  • Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (London)
  • David Chipperfield Architects (London)
  • de Rijke Marsh Morgan (London)
  • Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (London)
  • O’Donnell & Tuomey Architects (Dublin)
  • 3XN A/S (Copenhagen)

The new Students’ Centre will play a vital role in enhancing the student experience and in furthering the LSE’s aim of creating a world class estate.  The School’s ambition is to procure an exemplary piece of architecture which is innovative, sustainable and inspirational, which will be at the forefront of ‘Contemporary Westminster’.

The six shortlisted teams will now be given six weeks to come up with design concepts and these will be judged at the end of June 2009.