Cantilevered copper roof extension contains lecture theatre and classroom.

A new teaching and learning centre for Birkbeck, University of London designed by Penoyre & Prasad has completed in Bloomsbury. The project is a refurbishment and rooftop extension of an existing 1920s building on Euston Road, near to the main Malet Street campus.

It contains a 180-seat lecture theatre, classrooms and informal co-learning spaces. Its most striking element is an angular copper-coloured roof extension that cantilevers over the street.

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Jordan Marshall | Building Design | 23 August 2021