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DSDHA's jewellery boutique opens for business

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] DSDHA has completed a zinc-clad studio and boutique for jeweller Alex Monroe in Bermondsey, London

The Kennington-based practice has dropped a three-storey zinc addition on top of a restored Edwardian shop front within the Bermondsey Street Conservation Area, to create a headquarters for Alex Monroe Studio.

The scheme retains an existing shop on the ground floor which now sits below a studio, workshop and meeting room 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.

Alex Monroe Studio by DSDHA

Alex Monroe Studio by DSDHA. Photography by Dennis Gilbert

Project data

Client Alex Monroe
Architect DSDHA
Contractor Neilcott Construction Limited
Structural engineer Structure Workshop
Services engineer Con-Serv Limited
Quantity surveyor Robert Martell & Partners
Façade consultant Procare

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