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coloured surfaces




Coloured Surfaces  

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Flat and plain coloured surfaces certainly have an high aesthetic value, as they resemble the modern abstract art. In fact surfaces compositions and colours associations have been used by many modern movements such as Neoplasticism, International Style and later on Minimalism.

Since colour is a characteristic of all building materials, it is a constant feature of architecture. But building materials are selected primarily for their structural value, and their colours are not always suited to expressive requirements; thus, other materials chosen for their colour are frequently added to the surface. These include pigments, which usually preserve the texture of the original surface, and veneers of stone, wood, and a variety of manufactured products that entirely alter the surface character. info


about Neoplasticism : iDesign / Styles / Neoplasticism

about Purism : iDesign / Styles / Purism

about Gerrit Rietveld: iDesign / Authors / Gerrit Rietveld

about Louis Barragan : iDesign / Authors / Louis Barragan

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