01 Oct Peoples Canopy Exhibition
Following on from the Stoneygate competition, students were invited to exhbit their designs in the mobile exhibition and event space – ‘The Peoples Canopy’ installed in Preston City Centre in October and designed by Peoples Architecture Office, China.
Designed on the theme of the city as a meeting place, the Canopy was host and home to commissioned artworks, community gatherings, performances, workshops, meetings, interventions and a whole spectrum of creative activity.
A huge ten unit mobile structure, the Canopy is attached to bicycle wheels to be cycled from place to place. On 22 September, the Canopy was cycled from Freshers’ Village on the University campus to the city centre by 40 volunteers accompanied by a cycle procession.