About Dreamstudio

About Tom Manwell

Tom Manwell

Bsc DipArch ARB RIBA


Over a period of 10 years Tom has gained experience with a range of award winning practices. Working as a part 1 at Mecanoo & Alexander Sedgley, a part 2 at Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, Studio Egret West and a Project Architect at Levitt Bernstein, he has gained a variety of knowledge working on small medium & large scale residential schemes & competitions in London & the U.K.

Tom graduated with from the Welsh School Of Architecture at degree, with a high merit from the University Of East London at Diploma. He became a fully qualified Architect in 2012.

Tom, as part of the Scaffo Park team, was a finalist in the Bermondsey Bankside Bikeshed competition with his work being published in the Architect’s Journal.  

Tom is also part of the Coliving Research Group at the Art Earth Tech Institute where he is contributing to research into social interaction and the facilitation of community within residential buildings.



Dreamstudio is an Architectural office based in South East London whose area of expertise is new build housing, house extensions & renovations for private clients. Dreamstudio has a very strong record of obtaining planning permission for it's clients. 

Dreamstudio is also passionately interested in residential architecture which is both environmentally and socially sustainable, which fosters community through a design which facilitates social interaction, has a low carbon footprint, and respects and is sensitive to it's context.

Dreamstudio aims to use its design skills and imagination to maximise the space and light in its clients homes and transform their quality of life through extension and renovation.


With each project, regardless of size, Dreamstudio aims to work closely with its clients to develop a well defined brief to meet their requirements. Dreamstudio then aims to lead the client by the hand, with care, through the design, planning & construction process resulting in the delivery of a high-quality final product which meets the client's wishes.


Dreamstudio works closely with an engineer and cost consultant, enabling them to bring this professional knowledge to bear when delivering the best project for the client.



© 2019 by Dreamstudio Architecture. Dreamstudio Architecture are Architects based in South London, serving, New Cross Gate, Telegraph Hill,  Brixton, Denmark Hill, Camberwell, Peckham, Lewisham, Deptford, Greenwich, Herne Hill, Elephant & Castle, Kennington, Pimlico, Maida Vale, Notting Hill & specialising in house extensions, house renovations, loft conversions and new build housing.

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