Riverlight, Nine Elms
Riverlight is a residential development by St James in the heart of the Nine Elms development area of West London. The development, designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners, consists of six ‘Pavilions’ set among green spaces designed by Gillespies include eleven individual water features operating from three separate plant rooms located in the car parks and basements.
The eleven features include water-walls up to 30m long, large natural lagoons with lilies and other aquatic planting, dry plaza style fountains and large mirror pools. Much of the landscape is open to the public and can be enjoyed along with the river views.
The water treatment systems vary according to the type and style of the water feature and include both chemically treated and naturally treated systems not previously used in the UK.
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