Francesca Merton


Francesca has a masters in structural engineering, having worked in both Jordan and Israel in modern fortification on her way. After completing an engineering placement at the London firm Fluid, she progressed by branching out into more creative jobs in architecture.

She did her Part 1 in architecture over the condensed period of a year, project co-managing the construction of a Japanese mini-temple under her tutors from 6a architects. The temple was published in various journals and exhibited in the London Festival of Architecture. Since graduation, she has worked for Kingston tutors 31/44 architects while completing her first private kitchen extension and renovating her friends lakeside restaurant in Battersea Park.

She is currently on the board of Conport Structures, with her father, a company pioneering shelter in areas of national disaster. Her interests include the London food scene, Grayson Perry, Barry Dierks, and photography (learning all).