Preston Bus Station International Open Design Competition

Lancashire County Council invites UK and international architects and urban designers to enter this competition for the development of the Bus Station and its adjoining area.

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Station
Country UK
Registration Deadline 21 April 2015 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 21 April 2015
Eligibility Open internationally to multi-disciplinary architect-led teams. Architects should be registered with the Architects Registration Board (ARB) in the UK, or an equivalent, recognised overseas regulatory authority.

Description
Lancashire County Council (“the County Council”) invites UK and international architects and urban designers to enter this competition for the development of the iconic grade II listed Preston Bus Station and its adjoining western apron, to include the provision of a brand new Youth Zone, a state of the art facility for the young people of Preston.

Jury
Hugh Broughton, Hugh Broughton Architects, RIBA Adviser, Chair of the Panel
LCC Cabinet member for Children & Young People
LCC Director of Children's Services (or nominee)
LCC Director of Community Services (or nominee)
LCC senior Technical Officer (Architect)
Preston City Council elected member
Community Stakeholder representative
Young Persons representative
Preston Youth Zone Board representative

Prize
It is intended that up to five teams will be selected to proceed to the second phase. The five shortlisted teams will each receive honoraria of £6,000 + VAT. The winner's honorarium represents an advance on their professional fee post competition. Lancashire County Council undertakes to pay the honoraria within 6 weeks of the conclusion of the competition. Invoices for payment should be submitted to RIBA Competitions.

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Announcement of Result: Late July 2015

Organizer
Lancashire County Council, in partnership with Preston Youth Zone

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