Squire and Partners have designed a custom leaf façade on a private house in London.

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Description

Squire and Partners have completed a private house in Mayfair, London, featuring a striking bespoke leaf facade which mirrors an established Virginia Creeper on a facing building on Curzon Street.

The contemporary interpretation of leaves are crafted as a metallic shingle, which cover a three storey elevation and rooftop pavilion. The PPC coated folded aluminium leaves – 4,080 in total – subtly vary in tones of bronze to mimic organic growth patterns. The concept was designed over a three year period of research and development working closely with Swiss manufacturer Tuchschmid.

Westminster planning committee described the proposal as ‘striking’ and ‘raising the bar for design within the borough’.

Design: Squire and Partners
Interior design: Bill Bennette
Photography: Gareth Gardner