19th March 2002

 

DEEP ARCHITECT TO PREVIEW GRAND OPENING

 

Sir Terry Farrell, the man who designed The Deep, will give a lecture on Hullís newest and most spectacular building on the eve of its official opening.

 

The eminent architect will talk about the development of The Deep and how it fits into his Old Town Hull Masterplan in a lecture at the University of Lincoln on Thursday (21st March).

 

The talk will be given at 6pm in the Saville Lecture Theatre on George Street, where admission will be free to members of the public and refreshments will be available.

 

The following day (Friday) the Duke of York will be the guest of honour at the official opening of the £45.5m discovery centre, which will be open to the public from Saturday 23rd March.

 

Sir Terry Farrell is an award-winning architect and urban designer who has worked on high-profile buildings schemes and masterplans in cities as diverse as Seattle, Hong Kong, Lisbon, London, Seoul and Dubai.

 

He is also the man behind the masterplan for Hullís Old Town which was developed in conjunction with the Hull School of Architecture.

 

The lecture is sponsored by the Humberside branch of the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Hull Civic Society.

 

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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincoln

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

 

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