Manchester’s Northern Quarter is widely known for being associated with the music scene. Studio Forte is a scheme which further celebrates music, focusing on classical music.
Featuring Grand Pianos, the space is populated with a multi-functional recital space. The building houses private archives and workshop spaces, as well as recording studios, giving the people of Manchester the chance to perform using concert grade Grand Pianos.
Overall, this project will celebrate the Grand Piano’s anatomy, materiality and sound production.
Interior Architecture and Design at NTU has an incredibly long and rich history; with Interior Decoration taught at the first ever UK Art school, in the Waverley building during the 1950s.
Over the last 70 years, our programme has grown and adapted to meet the requirements of industry and social change, respond to trends, and deliver a degree which encourages students to look, think, critically appraise, and understand local and world issues amongst the principles of design.
We are a validated degree programme in which our students can join the Chartered Society of Designers, and we are members of the Interior Educators network. Our dedicated design studio in the Grade II* listed Arkwright building enables a studio culture which reflects professional practice, in a dynamic environment that challenges everyone to work collaboratively, share experiences and experiment with ideas.
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