Manchester is the fifth most deprived local authority, with over half the kids growing up in poverty. This is a concerning matter with children going to bed hungry and starved of basic nutrition.
The whole idea of the programme is to renovate the youth centre to create a new communal hub for the people of Manchester. This will aid families in poverty, giving them somewhere to have fun, a healthy meal and social space to interact in.
Posted 21 Mar 2020 16:41
Youth Centre 422 - Social Value - Teaching and Learning
Within Manchester, many children do not have access to after school facilities, this new space will be open for kids to come and study or socialise with children from different communities.
Various educational facilities will be able to use the space such as local schools and colleges, for meeting spaces to the large hall space on the first floor, allowing for a wide variety of communities to use the building.
Posted 21 Mar 2020 16:47
Youth Centre 422 - Social Value - Job Opportunities
With Manchesters job growth on the rise, the inclusion of business/office spaces within the scheme is an important one. Playing our part to the wider economy.
The scheme includes a whole basement floor for start-up businesses that need a space to grow and expand. Meaning more job opportunities for the area. We will be designing spaces to maximise efficiency, to hopefully allow for great companies to be discovered.
This will be a way of funding all the charity work that takes place within the centre.
Posted 21 Mar 2020 16:48
Youth Centre 422 - Curating an event - BBC Philharmonic
The Manchester Vineyard have been asked to put on a show within the youth centre for the BBC Philharmonic, this will be filmed for the public. This creates a great opportunity to display our designs and processes to the public. Showing what we believe as a group the building could be restored to. We will also be designing the setup and area for the performance to take place.
Posted 23 Mar 2020 01:01
Youth Centre 422 - Precedent studies - Space 10 Office
This is a creative reuse project of an existing office, using new partitions and innovative spaces to divide working, socialising and other day to day activities. This aims to give a good understanding of flexible office spaces.
The use of materials within the build will also be highlighted in our presentation with a talk on haptic and tectonic architecture and why these should be considered.
This study will be presented by Alex and Jack.
Posted 23 Mar 2020 01:05
Youth Centre 422 - Precedent studies - Ku.Be House
An exciting precedent that boasts a very fun way to design a community centre. Allowing for innovative design and integrated fun/activities. Mixing spaces with different uses allowing for the integration of different communities.