Studio Libeskind's crumpled surrealism won the design competition for the University of North London's £2.5m graduate school. The practice beat Future Systems, Jestico + Whiles, Pascall & Watson Architects, Nicholas Hare Architects and Hodder Associates to the contract. The Orion project is Libeskind's first university building in Europe. The team includes project manager Robinson Low Francis, M&E engineer WSP, structural engineer Cadogan Tietz and QS Gleeds.