The University of Sheffield will begin construction in early 2018 on a £45 million social sciences building in the United Kingdom. Designed by HLM, the four-story, 177,600-sf facility will accommodate 13 departments and multiple research institutes in an innovative working environment. The interdisciplinary building will provide collaborative lectures halls, seminar rooms, social spaces, study areas, computer rooms, and a research hub. The sustainably designed project is expected to attain a BREEAM outstanding rating and will utilize ground source heat pumps. Completion is expected in spring of 2020.