British architect John McAslan will present a lecture in Sydney as part of the C+A Talks.
McAslan is the executive chairman of John McAslan and Partners. The practice, along with Woods Bagot, has been appointed to design the $955 million upgrade of Sydney’s Central Station.
The upgrade will include a 19-metre-wide underground concourse – to be named Central Walk – which will run between Chalmers Street on the eastern side of the station, midway between Devonshire and Elizabeth Streets, and the suburban railway platforms. It is part of the $20 billion Sydney Metro project.
John McAslan and Partners have completed a number of significant transport projects in London, Belfast, New Delhi including the multi-award-winning Kings Cross Station redevelopment which was completed in time for the 2012 London Olympic Games.
The practice has also been recognized for its cultural, eduction, mixed use, residential and hotel projects.
John McAslan himself was named World Architect of the Year in 2009 by Building Design magazine. He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2012.