It is hailed as the “last piece of the central London jigsaw” set to complete the exciting redevelopment of the city’s South Bank area.
With the high profile aim of creating an “ultra-modern” destination, the multi-billion pound Nine Elms project not only features state-of-the-art elements, but many unparalleled ones too.
With a cutting edge goal at the forefront, Telling Architectural was engaged to support the international design team behind the aspirational vision of this “unparalleled story of regeneration”.
Having gained their market lead in the field of innovative and contemporary facades, Telling recommended Argeton natural clay tiles to create a strong and striking finish to the buildings upon the Embassy Gardens’ scheme, situated along Nine Elms Lane and the river Thames.
The attractive facade pictured here was created using specially glazed tiles from its ArGeTon range – a subsidiary of Wienerberger GmbH, Argeton is the original manufacturer of this 25 year old extruded clay process that enjoys BBA approval.
The ArGeTon was sent to the Royal Dutch Tichelaar in Holland where a gun metal bespoke glaze finish was fired on to the face of the tiles as a secondary process. Royal Dutch Tichelaar, established in 1572 hold an “unparalleled position in the field of contemporary architecture” and has worked with Telling in the UK and North America.
ArGeTon is an innovative cladding providing diversity in profile and texture whilst maintaining a natural aesthetic charm. There are 26 standard colours with Iron Grey being the base material chosen for the Embassy Gardens’ facade.
The system was installed by the Fleetwood Architectural Aluminium.
Nine Elms is a complex, large scale project in “an area of extreme promise” which will provide 16,000 homes and create 25,000 jobs in the cafes, shops, bars and nightclubs. The Dutch and US Embassy’s as well as Damien Hirsts’s gallery will also be located in this district.
Telling Architectural is proud to have worked alongside the internationally renowned architectural practice of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios on this prestigious Ballymore regeneration project.