Alex Monroe Studio

DSDHA, London, 2012


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Jewellery studio in the Bermondsey Conservation Area to provide a headquarters for a growing international business

The studio consists of a three-storey addition to an existing Edwardian single-storey shop front at the end of a terrace near London Bridge. The scheme places a boutique store on the ground floor with a studio, workshop and meeting room above topped with a roof terrace. A space for heavy machinery has been built in the basement.

The addition is constructed with a prefabricated cross-laminated timber structure, that was erected in two days, and clad in a hand-finished zinc rain screen. The building structure is constructed entirely from prefabricated structural timber panels.


  • Begun: Sep 2012
  • Completed: Sep 2012
  • Floor area: 115m2
  • Sectors: Retail, Office
  • Total cost: £439,000
  • Address: 37 Snowsfield, London, SE1 3SU, United Kingdom

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