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Jesmonite Cladding | Canada Water, Project Light

Jesmonite Cladding | Canada Water, Project Light

Canada Water, Project Light This is the largest Jesmonite cladding project to date with approximately 9000m2 of Jesmonite AC730 external cladding panels specified as a lightweight alternative to traditional heavyweight cladding. The ingenious technology behind AC730 allows users and manufacturers to create large scale decorative finishes that offer major weight reductions whilst maintaining high levels of impact resistance and flexibility making AC730 the ideal material for external cladding panels. Architect: MacCreanor Lavington/StockWool Manufacturer: Simplicity Specialist Finishes Ltd

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Tate Modern Unveils 42ft Jesmonite Fountain Telling History of Slavery

Tate Modern Unveils 42ft Jesmonite Fountain Telling History of Slavery

A 42-foot-high fountain inspired by the history of slavery was today unveiled as the latest monumental work in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall.Around 35,000 litres of water will cascade down from a Venus-like figure on the top of the fountain into an upper pool before flowing into a second pool and then being reused.American artist Kara Walker’s work started as a pencil sketch and a series of rough clay models before a digital design was created and a robotic arm used to cut the huge shapes out of cork before they were covered in Jesmonite to recreate its stone-like surface.The fountain...

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Solid Jesmonite Surfaces That Look Like Crumpled Fabric

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Solid Jesmonite Surfaces That Look Like Crumpled Fabric

Artist Florence Sweeney creates beguiling solid surfaces that look like frozen moments of crumpling fabric. Jesmonite offers the perfect alterative to more hazardous materials such as concrete, which can be tricky to work with. As she explains, it’s not just the ability to mould and colour the material that makes it so perfect for her work; “Prior to discovering Jesmonite I was using materials such as concrete and plaster of Paris. Both materials can be a nuisance as they’re irritants to the skin and are not really as durable. Jesmonite being a water based product its far cleaner and environmentally friendly to...

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Jesmonite Panel Becomes a Canvas

Jesmonite Panel Becomes a Canvas

Did you know that approved Australian Jesmonite manufacturer HGN Design can turn your Jesmonite façade or wall panel into a canvas using just a photo? The ink injection process results in the appearance that the image has been chiseled. As the ink is impregnated into the panel directly during the manufacturing process, the image does not scratch or fade. Changing sunlight creates a range of effects: the image will disappear in direct sunlight. Lateral light makes the relief create shadows in the exposed concrete that make the photo visible.

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Spirit of Discovery Luxury Cruise Ship Features Huge Jesmonite Art Piece

Spirit of Discovery Luxury Cruise Ship Features Huge Jesmonite Art Piece

Client: Saga Cruises Manufacturer: Feathercast The Spirit of Discovery is a luxury cruise ship, catering for nearly 1,000 guests, and central to the vessel’s luxurious interior is a huge piece of artwork made out of Jesmonite. It’s been a two-year project for the team at Feathercast, which has seen them create a magnificent ‘bronze’ atrium artistic feature for the cruise ship, which set out on its maiden voyage in July 2019. It was a huge task in every sense of the word with the finished atrium spanning three decks and visible from a number of onboard locations. The atrium is a celebration...

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