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Exploring color in architecture

April 19, 2019

It’s no secret that color provokes emotion. Warm colors, such as those that are bold in appearance like red or yellow, promote positive emotions and are often found in the signage of retail brands. Cool colors, like green and blue are meant to calm and are said to make a space feel larger.  

The use of color is viewed quite differently by many in the world of architecture. Some consider it secondary to building form and structure, with architecture critics referring to color decisions as personal in nature, difficult to discuss, and hence inconsequential.

To read the full article by Sto Corp. on Exploring Color in Architecture, please visit: http://blog.stocorp.com/2019/03/exploring-color-in-architecture/.

Maggie’s West London, a cancer care center on London’s Fulham Palace Road, features StoTherm ci Mineral – a decorative and protective exterior wall system (EIFS) that combines superior air and weather tightness with excellent thermal performance and fire resistance.
Maggie’s West London, a cancer care center on London’s Fulham Palace Road, features StoTherm ci Mineral – a decorative and protective exterior wall system (EIFS) that combines superior air and weather tightness with excellent thermal performance and fire resistance.

@StoCorp #StoCorp #building #offices #stoventec

Company: Sto Corp.

Product: ci Systems

Of: Steven Chester

Source: http://blog.stocorp.com/2019/03/exploring-color-in-architecture/



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