Alison Brooks Architects, with Studio Contra based in Nigeria, have been shortlisted from over 100 international expressions of interest to design the final ‘set piece’ academic building for the London School of Economics.
The new 12,540 square-metre academic building will house the Firoz Lalji Global Hub and will feature various mixed-use spaces.
Cindy Walters, who is acting as RIBA architect adviser the the LSE, said: ‘The shortlist is a rich and balanced mix of extraordinary talent, who have all placed environmental sustainability front and centre of their aspirations for the project. the selection process has been rigorous and inclusive and reflects the ambition of the exceptional client that the LSE has become.’
“Deftly combining explorations into local history and collective memory with a celebration of modern architectural craft, ABA envisions a diverse urban environment in which buildings are shaped by, and for, their community.”
Varsity‘s Zoe Turoff penned this glowing review of our recent exhibition ‘Cultural Formations’. →
Rubicon, for Hill, has been shortlisted in the 2022 Housing Design Awards. Currently on site, Rubicon will signify a unique new urban character for North West Cambridge’s southern fringe that has diversity, adaptability and cycling based urban living at its heart.
Unity Place has been shortlisted for the 2022 Housing Design Awards. The result of a collaboration between Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, Alison Brooks Architects and Gort Scott, with landscape by Grant Associates, the scheme re-integrates the site and its communities into the wider South Kilburn neighbourhood.
Join Alison Brooks in conversation with Osama Bhutta and Ayesha Hazarika, as part of The Good Business Festival. Titled House Nation, the panel discussion will delve into the challenges and opportunities of post-lockdown living: how can designers and urban planners rethink housing design and placemaking? →