20th century buildings – refurbish or replace? 

Date & Time:December 13, 2023 5:00 pm

Join us for our next FREE visit to the newly refurbished Quadrangle Building at the Strand Campus of King’s College London, originally built in the 1950’s, and a discussion/debate on refurbishment vs replacement of 20th century buildings.  Register now to secure your place.

Draft Schedule (TBC)

17.00 Arrival with informal drinks

17.30 Presentations and Discussion:

  • Ian Caldwell, former Director of Estates and Services, King’s College London: Facilitator: Introduction to the evening and the original Quadrangle Architectural Competition (5 mins)
  • Nick O’Donnell, Director of Estates and Facilities: Background and University Brief (10 mins)
  • Ian McKnight, Partner, Hall McKnight: The Quadrangle Project: its challenges and its successes (10 mins)
  • David Cheshire, Director, AECOM: Sustainability challenges and opportunities (10 mins)
  • Patrick Watson, Partner, 3PM: Challenges and Opportunities, including the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability (10 mins)
  • Elie Gamburg, Principal, KPF: Challenges and Opportunities in the 20th-century Strand Campus (10 mins)

18.25 Panel Discussion

19.00 Informal Drinks and Tours

20.00 (approx) Finish


With thanks to our event sponsors