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Depending on product chosen, it may be through-tinted in the 800 standard StoColor range of colours or our additional 300 Architectural Colours.
The StoColor System is based on human visual perception. Colour nuances are geared to the human perception of colour, rather than to any strict Colorimetric system.The StoColor System.
Sto's Architectural Colours (AC) consist of 300 colour shades for modern architectural colour design and is the ideal supplement to the tried-and-tested StoColor System with its 800 colour shades.
Flexible cement-free reinforcment:
All Sto systems consist of a series of layers designed to be not only compatible with each other, but also to suit the type of substrate available either as a “render-only” build up onto blockwork, or via an externally applied insulation system. A glass fibre reinforcing mesh ensures that the system is able to withstand the harshest of climatic conditions.
Our range of cement-free, and therefore sustainable finishes, which also include flexible synthetic reinforcing coats, offer up to 15 times higher degrees of crack resistance compared to cement-based finishes and offer additional reassurance.
Meet the Architect: Sir Peter Cook on ECOLA and innovative uses of render and plaster
This short film introduced by Sir Peter Cook, discusses the aims and objectives of the ECOLA competition held in the UK in 2015.
“competitions are very useful creatively because they encourage you to consolidate your ideas and they encourage the young to break out…”
ECOLA is the ‘The European Competition for the innovated use of render & plaster’ and consists of a juried European competition, workshops and conference, exploring future possibilities for render and plaster in architecture and celebrating its endless expressive possibilities. In 2015, the ECOLA jury was chaired by Sir Peter Cook and workshops were held in the UK, culminating in the exhibition ‘Hands-On’ at Sto Werkstatt designed by
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