Shortlist to design new Student Hub for the University of Leeds


Sponsor: University of Leeds
Administration: RIBA
Type: EOI, Invited
Language: English
Location: Leeds, UK


The five shortlisted teams are:


•   Cullinan Studio with Turkington Martin

•  Evans Vettori Architects with Re-Form

•   Nicholas Hare Architects with Fabrik and Hesketh Hayden Architects

•   O’Donnell + Tuomey with Dermot Foley

•   Reiach and Hall Architects with rankinfraser and rtu. rob thompson urbanism


The new Student Hub will be a focal point for the University’s Western Campus and will accommodate spaces for teaching & learning, collaborative & interdisciplinary working, educational outreach activities for diverse groups, student entrepreneurship, personal development and challenge.


Professor Julia Bennell, Deputy Dean of the Leeds University Business School commented: “The response to the competition was outstanding with a large number of strong contenders, which we believe reflects the uniqueness of this opportunity to create an innovative and sustainable space for the University of Leeds students. Congratulations to those who are shortlisted.”