Fine Science


London Southbank University Hub

The London Southbank University Hub comprises a new 3000sqm library, teaching rooms, lectures theatres, fitness and sports facilities, informal learning spaces and student support facilities.

The building is a refurbished 1970s structure with concrete waffle slabs. These slabs have been exposed in many spaces and now form an integral part of the lighting strategy – in combination with indirect light from pendant luminaires.
The lighting was designed to compliment the architecture with minimal intervention and ensure bright soffits – particularly in areas where daylight is low. It is a considered and understated lighting scheme which seeks to reveal the interior forms and finishes at their optimal brightness.

Completion 2022.

Architectural design by Wilkinson Eyre.

Lighting designed under contract to BDP.

Luminaires supplied by:
  • Zumtobel
  • Thorn
  • Stoane Lighting
  • Architainment
  • Trilux

Photos: copyright Amphitype

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