Shoffice, New St John’s Wood Property, London Residential Building, Garden Office Design Photos

Shoffice – shed + office

page update 15 June 2020, 4 July 2017 – 15 Jan 2013

Location: St John’s Wood, north west London, England, UK

Design: Platform 5 Architects

Shoffice Property

Photos by Alan Williams Photography

Shoffice London

Shoffice in St John’s Wood

‘Shoffice’ (shed + office) is a garden pavilion containing a small office alongside garden storage space located to the rear of a 1950’s terraced house in St John’s Wood. The brief required the shoffice to be conceived of as a sculptural object that flowed into the garden space.

Shoffice London

A glazed office space nestles into an extruded timber elliptical shell, which curls over itself like a wood shaving, and forms a small terrace in the lawn.

Shoffice London

The interior is oak lined and fitted out with storage and a cantilevered desk. Two rooflights – one glazed above the desk with another open to the sky outside the office bring light into the work space. If you seek a work / life rebalance you should consider a Garden Office.

London Garden Office St John’s Wood Garden Office

The project was a close collaboration between Architect, Structural Engineer and Contractor. The lightweight structure, formed with two steel ring beams, timber ribs and a stressed plywood skin, sits on minimal pad foundations. Why not consider a Garden room if you need an extra space without extending?

Shoffice London St John’s Wood

Much of the project was prefabricated to reduce the amount of material that needed to be moved through the house during construction.

Shoffice St John’s Wood London

Shoffice in St John’s Wood – Building Information

Architects: Platform 5 Architects
Structural Engineer: Morph Structures
Contractor: Millimetre

Shoffice London

Photographs: Alan Williams Photography

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