Fareshare Project

C:Documents and SettingsNick JonesDesktopFairSharefareshare Image-4_panel-fabrication Image-7_The-FareShare-live-project-completedFareshare Project, Leeds (UK) 2010

Leeds Beckett University

Students on the architecture courses at Leeds Beckett University designed, project managed and constructed an office and staffroom structure within a food distribution warehouse for the food charity FareShare (West Yorkshire). The project was funded through donations amounting to £1500. Students pre-fabricated, assembled and installed the project over a ten week period.

Client:  Fareshare (West Yorkshire) Charlie Wilkinson

Tutors: Simon Warren

Funding Organisations: Land Securities, Batley Roundtable, Leeds Beckett University

Donations: Various Individuals via Freegle, Bradford Community RePaint

Consultants: Buro Four – John Murphy, Buro Happold – Sarah Cropley.

Students: Rachael Branton, Claire Burrell, Zoltan Deak, Alex Durie, Antonia Frondella, Ron Graham, Harry Hewlett, Jamie Ho, Nick Jones, Aimee Major, Vahagn Mkrtchyan, Tom Partridge

Friends: Phil Taylor, Chris Needham, Vikram Kaushal

Research Question: This was our first live project and as such we used the whole process and experience to open a critical dialogue.


+, 0-10, Architecture, Commissioned, Extra-curricular, Leeds, Leeds Beckett Univ., Months, Permanent, Postgraduate, Sponsorship, Students with tutor, Undergraduate