The £21.7m Campus Central project at the University of Stirling involved the refurbishment of existing 1970s buildings and 1980s extensions linked by the development of a new modern central three storey triangular structure. This exciting project, represents one of the University’s biggest infrastructure investments since its foundation in 1967.
The Marshall Building,
London School of Ecomomics
Improve the Student and Staff Experience at LSE
The new building, which opened its doors in January 2022, demonstrates the School’s ambition to create a world class estate and university quarter in the heart of London. Designed by Dublin-based Grafton Architects, the large, multi-purpose building occupies a pivotal position at the southern corner of Lincoln’s Inn Fields. The Marshall Building is LSE’s largest building with ten storeys plus two basement levels. It accommodates the Departments of Accounting, Finance and Management, as well as the Marshall Institute of Philanthropy and Social Enterprise, the Systemic Risk Centre and the Financial Markets Group.
HERADESIGN® Fine and HERADESIGN® Superfine were chosen for its acoustic performance, aesthetics, economy and low carbon. The impact resistant type was also specified for the sports areas. Alongside, METAL R-H 200 panels provide a sophisticated open and contemporary look. They were chosen for areas where more service access was required but where a consistent aesthetic was also important. The metal panels were also used as ‘floating canopies’ so a high perimeter was specified to give a finished look at all sides.
- Architect: Grafton Architects
- Contractor: MACE / I&S Construction Ltd
- Client: London School of Ecomnomics and Political Science (LSE)
- Photography Copyright: © Peter Smith
- Sector: Education
- Room Type: Corridor / Circulation Areas / Meeting Rooms / Sports Hall
- Materials: Metal / Wood Wool
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