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.