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Man behind Preston Bus Station revamp to be quizzed

Posted on - 25th October, 2016 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Events, News, Preston Bus Station, Preston City Centre
Harriet Bourne and Jenia Kalugina both from BBUK, John Puttick from John Puttick Associates, Mark Maidment from Skelly and Couch, and Alban Cassidy from Cassidy and Ashton

John Puttick is leading the Bus Station work

The man behind the redesign of Preston Bus Station is to be quizzed on his architectural prowess.

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John Puttick, the New-York based architect, is working on the grade-II listed building.

He joins the Conversations in Creativity event at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery.

Puttick take place in a Q&A session moderated by Gareth Gardner, a London-based photographer and journalist for Blueprint magazine.

Creative Lancashire’s Ed Matthews-Gentle who organises the event said: “This is the latest in our exciting series of Conversations in Creativity events where people get exclusive opportunities to get up close with creative figures, such as designers, musicians, writers and actors; to discuss their life, work and inspirations.

“We’re delighted to bring John’s international experience to this Conversation in Creativity. Last year John Puttick Associates won the prestigious Preston Bus Station competition organised by the Royal Institute of British Architects – RIBA – which is sure to increase interest in this exciting event.”

Preston Bus Station has its fans, and its haters Pic: Paul Melling

Preston Bus Station has its fans, and its haters Pic: Paul Melling

Read more: Bus Station repair work begins with nine stands fenced off

The event runs from 6pm to 8pm on Wednesday 2 November.

Tickets are £6 and include a drinks reception on the balcony including access to gallery spaces and current exhibitions. These can be booked via the Creative Lancashire website.

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