Ian Ritchie Architects have been selected by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine following competitive interview to deliver a strategy and implement the transformation of 20,000m2 of research laboratories, education and support spaces within their Keppel Street Grade II Listed building into an exceptional facility over the next 5 years.
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is one of the world’s leading centers for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. In 2017 the Center for World University Rankings by Subject ranked it first in the world for Tropical Medicine, second for Parasitology and seventh for Infectious Diseases. It was named University of the Year 2016 by Times Higher Education.
Their research income is over £110 million per annum from national and international funding sources. These include UK government and research councils, the EU, the Wellcome Trust, Gates Foundation and other philanthropic sources.