RCA Battersea South campus design

Architecture Design

Herzog & de Meuron has won a competition to create a strategic design approach to the planned 108M GBP Battersea South Campus.

The jury for the competition noted that Herzog & de Meuron’s approach exhibited “a deep understanding of the potential for Battersea, making new connections and foreseeing the possibilities for sustainable place-making,” while provided a concept with “a clear organisational structure and showed an acute sensibility in mapping the complex objectives in the brief.”

We took our inspiration from the RCA ethos of experiment and making to explore the possibilities of spatial organisation, and to test the physical expression of bringing together theworlds of science, art, design and technology under one roof…

Ascan Mergenthaler, Senior Partner, Herzog & de Meuron.