Category Archives: Northwest

Originally posted on Meme Cloud:
It is, by now, a widely accepted premise that Preston Bus Station is a building of architectural significance (see current article in RIBA Journal).  The consensus on its significance is given further weight by the…

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Following on from the last post (Brutal Ethics Pt.1: The Virtues of Preston Bus Station), the second group offered their views based on a system of deontological ethics or decision-making based on rules or duties…

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Recently, I chaired a debate amongst 2nd & 3rd year architectural technology students at UCLan, Preston.  The debate applied the three ethical standpoints described in my last blog post to the future/death of Preston Bus…

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Public Private Partnership (PPP) International Body of Knowledge Conference 2013 – event in just four weeks!

Plans for the Public Private Partnership (PPP) International Body of Knowledge Conference 2013 are well underway, with the conference running 18-20 March. At the conference, delegates international delegates will strive to explore whether PPPs are the way forward for construction, … Continue reading

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Heritage at Risk & Heritage Lottery Fund

Further to the recent project run jointly by the School of the Build and Natural Environment (SBNE), in which CSD sits, and Preston City Council we can now report success in our bid to run one of English Heritage’s Heritage at Risk … Continue reading

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Preston Bus Station

In starting this blog, I got to thinking about what CSD, and sustainable development, meant not just to me, and to its members, but to the wider community. To the local area, to the region and beyond. The research which … Continue reading

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