Browse news and features about Oxford University’s Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. The new university building on the 10-acre site at the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter between Walton Street and Woodstock Road in Oxford, made possible by a landmark £150 million gift from Mr Schwarzman, a businessman and philanthropist. The new Schwarzman Centre will open a vibrant cultural programme to the public and will enable Oxford to remain at the forefront of both research and teaching in Humanities.
The Schwarzman Centre construction commencement ceremony represents an important milestone in the single biggest capital project ever carried out at Oxford University.
The unanimous decision means work on the building can go ahead as planned, with enabling works beginning shortly and building work expected to start in earnest in October 2022.
The proposed designs for the new Oxford University building are being presented as part of the second public consultation which launched on 17 June.
Oxford University has appointed a specialist acoustician to help create a new concert hall to rival the best in the world at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre.
Oxford University has announced plans for a huge new university building in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter as a dynamic hub dedicated to the Humanities