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(University Buildings)

LSE Saw Swee Hock Student Centre,

London

Jointly Nominated by:

Osborne, O’Donnell + Tuomey Projects and

Foundation Developments

Owner:

LSE Estates division

Architect:

O’Donnell + Tuomey Projects

Consulting Engineer:

Horganlynch Consulting Engineers

Main Contractor:

Osborne

Concrete Frame Subcontractor: Foundation Developments

Concrete Supplier:

London Concrete

Precast Concrete:

Oran Precast

Structural Design Consultant:

Dewhurst Macfarlane and Partners

Specialist Subcontractor:

Sandblasting Services

Reinforcement:

Midland Steel

Reinforcement detailing:

PGCS

Nominated by:

Expanded

Owner:

Oxford Brookes University

Architect:

Design Engine Architects

Consulting Engineer:

Ramboll UK

Main Contractor:

Laing O’Rourke

Concrete Frame Subcontractor: Expanded

Concrete Supplier:

Lafarge Tarmac

M&E Consultant:

Grontmij

John Henry Brookes Building & Abercrombie

Extension, Oxford

Thebuildingmakes extensiveuseof precast

latticeplanks and twinwall construction,

tohighquality smooth and textured in-situ

areas.The structuralmaterials are integral

to the appearance andenvironmental

performance. Highlights are the‘floating’

board-marked in-situ concrete, lecture

theatre, the complex precast‘cut-through’

between themain central courtyardand the

monolithic in-situ library coffers.

Amultifunctional 9 storey student facility

with a large venue, learning café; activity,

media, careers and interfaithprayer

centres; pub, offices, gym, dance studio,

social space and roof terrace. Down-

stand long-span ribbed slabs provide

column-free space. Exposed concrete

soffits throughoutwith recessed lighting,

2 feature spiral staircaseswithgrit-blasted

concretebalustradesandgranolithicfloors.

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