London School of Economics, Student Centre

Project Description

The New Student Centre including a number of student facing services such as the Students Union reception; the advice and representation centre, sabbatical and general manager’s offices; a learning space; a pub; large venue spaces; a media centre; a fitness centre, which will include a gym and dance studio; an interfaith prayer centre and offices dealing with residences, accommodation, sales and marketing, together with the LSE Careers Service.

Services Provided

ESD undertook the Stage E/F design of the Mechanical and Public Health Services incorporating primary heating system fed from CHP and boiler plant, primary chilled water system fed from air cooled chillers, specialist acoustic treated ventilation system feeding the venue space, rainwater and black water harvesting, natural ventilation system serving office and learning space and Building Management System (BMS) incorporating the latest metering technology.

The project achieved a BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ rating.