Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
Lorna joined Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) in 2007, was made an Associate in 2011 and became a Senior Associate in 2016. With eighteen years of industry experience, twelve of which at RSHP working on projects with complex briefs and challenging sites, Lorna has a history of helping develop schemes for several end-user clients and has delivered innovative buildings for some of London’s best-known institutions. She is a clear communicator, skilled at navigating both the big picture and technical detail throughout the different stages of a project. Lorna was the project architect for the London School of Economics (LSE) Centre Building which includes an enhanced public square and BREEAM Outstanding landmark academic building at the heart of the school’s Aldwych campus. Lorna’s pragmatic and collaborative approach to working with the client, consultants and contractors fostered strong working relationships across the team which were intrinsic to the delivery of the project on time and on budget, She took part in extensive consultation with LSE stakeholders, as well as overseeing design team coordination, specification and led RSHP’s team on site to ensure the LSE’s vision and required high quality were delivered. From 2009-2013 Lorna was a core team member on the British Museum World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre, project, a state-of-the-art building with exhibition space, conservation studios, laboratories and flexible office accommodation. Lorna’s role primarily focused on the building’s external envelope and the development of the Special Exhibitions gallery and support facilities. Her involvement included extensive consultation with various museum’s user groups, committees and trustees. In 2017 the project won a RIBA National Award and was shortlisted for the Stirling Prize. Prior to working at RSHP, Lorna was Project Architect for a new Student Union and Healthcare Centre at London South Bank University. Lorna is a member of RSHP’s Sustainability, CDM and specification focus groups and the recruitment team.