Sir John Lyon House

Sir John Lyon House, London, UK, Sidell Gibson Architects
Project year: 2007
Address: 8 High Timber St, LONDON, United Kingdom
Latitude/Longitude: 51.511135,-0.096322

This waterside residential building incorporates affordable housing as well as luxury apartments and penthouses. Complex planning, rights to light and St Paul’s Heights issues were addressed in the course of design.

The scheme is one of the first to exploit the potential of glazed terracotta rainscreen, providing a spectacular new façade to the retained slabs and frame of the original riverside office block.

Client: Riverview Holdings
Area: 65 flats
Contract value: £12m