The Clore Learning Centre at the RIBA will be a destination for the public to engage with architecture as part of a creative learning programme. It will include a dedicated studio, study room, terrace and interactive display area and will showcase the value of good design for effective teaching and learning. The new spaces will be an inspirational setting for hands-on, creative activities for a range of audiences, from children and families to lifelong learners. for hands-on, creative activities for a range of audiences, from children and families to lifelong learners.
Due to complete in 2019, the project comprises the remodelling of 600m2 at the RIBA’s Grade II* listed headquarters at 66 Portland Place in central London. The new Learning Centre will transforms how the public learns about and responds to architecture and is made possible by a generous grant from the Clore Duffield Foundation. Hayhurst and Co. were selected for the projected following a two-phase led by the RIBA Competitions Office.