The productivity of the inhabitants of New London is crucial to the survival and growth of the city. Built on the ruins of an old accumulator tower, The workhouse occupies the main space of the 4 types. Inhabitants to New London (animal and human) are expected to clock 5-9hours daily in the workhouse to ensure food and energy self-sufficiency is achieved. The workhouse is responsible for the harvesting of fresh vegetable produce, goat skins for paper-making eggs and energy from compost. It also houses a workshop for the making of souvenirs for sale in the House of consumables. The products are transported via the existing DLR line twice a day. Designed according to each specific functional purpose, the fragments making up the workhouse is linked by corridors and animal lodges such that no building stands in isolation.