My name is Sam and I am part of Future Works studio which focuses on the future of manufacturing and energy. The proposal Sheffield Trading Point creates a series of spaces and connections in which making is showcased, learnt and bought to revive Sheffield’s manufacturing trade as a firm economic alternative to modern retail incentives.
Trading Point Scenario
The project started following a group mapping of Sheffield and Derbyshire of various subjects in which I explored trade, from a horse and carriage of the 1800s to the possible future, and how this has dramatically changed.
Interested in the dramatic shift from manufacturing to commercial overseas trade, the Scenario looked to the past in the height of the…
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