Pelham Crescent by Luciano Giubbilei

The garden at Pelham Crescent in London was designed by Luciano Giubbilei in 2004. The brief was to link the newly refurbished house with the recently built garage at the far end of the existing garden.

Luciano emphasised the link between the house and garden with his use of scale and proportion. A seating and dining area was created at the far end of the garden, under an elegant wooden pavilion. A water feature, made from soft-honed Acero limestone, divides the garden and adds linear structure. It was designed by water specialist Andrew Yewing. Limestone gravel is preferred to grass, reducing the ongoing maintenance requirements of the garden. Flame-textured, Scala blue limestone has been used for the steps and paving leading to the house. Three sentinel-like sculptures made from black oak add vertical structure to the garden. They were designed by the artists Malcom Martin and Gaynor Dowling. Continue reading “Pelham Crescent by Luciano Giubbilei”