Leeds School of Arts

Interior Architecture and Design Students Study Trip to Manchester

On Wednesday 27 November 2019 Interior Architecture and Design Students were given a tour of Beehive Mill by Architect Maurice Shapero.

Beehive Mill during the tour

Maurice Shapero took Interior Architecture students around this exciting remodelling project in it’s final stages of completion. Beehive Mill achieved grade II star listed status, as one of the first cotton mills of the industrial revolution. Working with client Urban Splash, Maurice developed a scheme to remodel the interior, adapting spaces for a new technological revolution.

Maurice explained his approach to architectural intervention whilst also offering insights in to the challenges of working with a grade II star listed building.

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