“A building that moves with the wind”
Gross Development Value
This London Road scheme will be a 13 Storey Residential Development which would comprise a total of 204 apartments and will provide parking provision to a total of 275 cars, along with 72 bicycle spaces and 10 Motorcycle spaces.
The design of the envelope was based around the wing movements of a butterfly. Each of the levels stager slowly and allow for pockets of air to be held in circulation covering the building with an air blanket. This enabled the U Values of this facade to be incredible allowing minimal heat loss.
The still pockets of air enables the het to retain within the building and thus moving and manoeuvring the wind around the scheme.
Hence the name: The Butterfly.