London School of Economics New Global Centre for the Social Sciences


The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has chosen Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) to design its new £90m Global Centre for Social Sciences (GCSS).


Category Project Competition / Competition Result
Type International, Project, EoI, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre School
Country UK
RegDeadline 14 June 2013 GoogleCal iCal
14 June 2013
Eligibility Registered Architect/Practices

This competition seeks expressions of interest from an architectural-led team with exceptional design skills for the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) New Global Centre for the Social Sciences.

Managed by RIBA Competitions on behalf of the LSE, the competition seeks to identify an architectural-led team on the basis of a preliminary concept and an appropriate design approach. The winner of the competition will be appointed to develop a design through to construction and will be novated to a design and build contractor.

It should be noted that the information contained within this document is subject to change and may be varied by the LSE in information issued later in the competition.

The assessment team will include architect Andy MacFee from Proctor and Matthews acting as the RIBA Adviser and the School’s Professor of Urban Studies Ricky Burdett.

Design Commission
Each shortlisted team will receive an honorarium payment of £10,000 (+ VAT)

Entry Fee

Shortlist notified & Stage 2 Brief issued: Tuesday 16 July 2013
Submission of Stage 2 material: 28 August 2013
Result: October 2013

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

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