Project Architect at FCBStudios
FCBStudios are an award-winning architectural practice with an international reputation for design quality, pioneering environmental expertise and a progressive architectural approach. FCBStudios won the RIBA Stirling Prize for Accordia, a scheme which is widely regarded as setting a new benchmark for housing in the UK. Simon and James are Project Architect’s for the conversion of
Murrays’ Mills in the Ancoats district of Manchester is being converted into residential apartments. Murrays’ Mills are amongst the world’s earliest steam-powered cotton spinning mills.
James Sibson is a Project Architect at FCBStudios. He specialises in the repair, renovation, adaption and extension of historic buildings. He is extensively experienced in delivering complex projects with heritage significance. He has lead multidisciplinary teams working on listed buildings for, local authorities, charities and private clients, including Historic England, Liverpool City Council and Manchester City Council. He has designed and delivered high quality projects where unique solutions have been a necessity of the clients’ ambition for transformative change. James has worked in the capacity of a Church Architect for Diocese in the north and south of England. His work has included the repair, re-ordering and renovation of Grade I and Grade II* listed buildings some of which consisted of aspects dating back to the 1300s.