CBR in the News

In late 2013 LSE selected world renowned architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) as designers of the School's latest project - redeveloping the Centre Buildings.


The redevelopment was completed in June 2019



News of the design competition, public exhibition and subsequent planning approval can be seen below: 


CIBSE Journal, 23 June 2017

Women making a landmark contribution

Considerate Constructors Schem, Best Practice Hub, May 2017

Supporting homeless people and providing employment (pdf)

Architect's Journal, 31 January 2017

Have post-war university buildings passed their sell-by date (pdf)


Building.co.uk, 17 May 2016

Universities launch 'green scorecard' (pdf) 

The Times, 29 April 2016

Universities borrow £3bn for new boom (pdf) 


The Architects' Journal, 27 November 2015

Just as there's more money flowing into the market, rising building costs mean the straitjacket is tightening on architecture (pdf) 

Building Magazine, 9 October 2015

University Challenge (pdf) 

Building.co.uk, 10 September 2015

Mace wins role on £123m LSE scheme (pdf) 

Evening Standard, 26 March 2015

London's big four universities go on £4bn 'Premier League' spending spree (pdf) 

Westminster City Council resolves to grant Planning Permission for the largest LSE capital development project in its 120 year history, 17 March 2015

LSE redevelopment gets planning permission (pdf) Times Higher Education

LSE’s £120m campus development approved (pdf) Property Week

UK university regeneration approved (pdf) KHL Group

Planning approval for RSHP's contest-winning LSE scheme (pdf) AJ

RSHP wins planning for massive LSE redevelopment (pdf) Arch Daily

Rogers scheme OK'd (pdf) BD online 


Building Magazine, 24 January 2014

Economic growth (pdf)

Let us eat cake (pdf) 

Architects Journal, 17 October 2014

RHSP unveils LSE social sciences centre design plan (pdf)