Consultants picked for Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners-designed centre for social sciences

LSE centre for social sciences

Cost consultant Deloitte Real Estate, structural engineer AKT II and services engineer ChapmanBDSP have won roles on a prestigious £90m building for the London School of Economics (LSE).

The Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners-designed building will be the LSE’s global centre for social sciences in Aldwych, central London. The scheme will involve the demolition and redevelopment of several existing LSE buildings.

Rogers won a RIBA design competiton for the job in November, beating rivals Hopkins Architects, OMA, Grafton Architects and Heneghan Peng.

The LSE is aiming to submit a planning application this autumn, to start on site in summer 2015 and complete by 2018.