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Set in stone

Haddonstone seems responsible for a classical resurgence, if its PR’s roll call of recent clients is anything to go by. Names such as Adam Architecture, Robert AM Stern and even Sir John Soane’s Museum suggest the firm’s attractions, even for those long dead. Some of the aforementioned would claim
the classical language is still alive and well, such as in this Octagon development at Wotton Place, Esher – positively taxidermied with classical details.


 

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