The Skempton Building offers an accessible suite of venues including three contemporary lecture theatres, each equipped with great acoustics and the latest audio-visual technology. Ideal for conferences and training programmes, these spaces can be used in conjunction with the seminar rooms to allow for breakout spaces and networking opportunities. Home to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Skempton Building is an important part of Imperial’s main campus in South Kensington and is named after Sir Alec Skempton, one of the founding fathers of the engineering discipline of soil mechanics.

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Meet the namesake of our Skempton Building

  • The Skempton Building was named after Sir Alec Skempton, the former head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • Skempton was an English civil engineer and is internationally recognised as one of the founding fathers of the engineering discipline of soil mechanics. Soil mechanics is a branch of soil physics and applied mechanics that describes the behaviour of soils.
  • The Skempton Building is home to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • Convenient locations
  • Inspiring surroundings
  • Dedicated specialists

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Immerse yourself in the modern event spaces of the Skempton Building.

How to find the Skempton Building

The Skempton Building is accessed from Imperial College Road, off Exhibition Road.

Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK

Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK

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