The Rothermere American Institute was opened on 25 May 2001 by former US President Bill Clinton. It is an international centre of excellence dedicated to the interdisciplinary and comparative study of the United States. The building, designed by the international architectural firm Kohn, Pedersen, Fox, is designed in traditional Oxford materials of Bath stone, oak and zinc, it is conceived as a garden pavilion whose façade reflects the scale and delicacy of the adjacent Mansfield College.

Lawn between Mansfield College and the Rothermere American Institute

Steps up to the Rothermere American Institute


Vere Harmsworth Library Computer Suite

Vere Harmsworth Library Desks

Stairs over looking the Vere Harmsworth Library

(from the Virtual Tour of Oxford)