EcoRight lime mortar answers aesthetic and performance challenges

EcoRight lime mortar answers aesthetic and performance challenges

Anthology Hoxton Press, Hoxton, London is very much a part of the changing face of the East of London, offering spectacular views over the Capital and surrounded by local amenities, parks and eateries.

A contemporary new build consisting of two unique hexagonal towers sat between Shoreditch Park and Regent’s Canal. The towers house luxury apartments and penthouses of contemporary design and high quality specification, with wrap-around balconies and roof terraces. At the bottom of this residential development is a dramatically-designed ground floor café and welcoming communal spaces.

EcoRight lime mortar answers aesthetic and performance challenges

EcoRight lime mortar answers aesthetic and performance challenges

EcoRight lime mortar answers aesthetic and performance challenges

Project name:

Anthology Hoxton Press, London

Project size:

A contemporary, new build consisting of two hexagonal towers.

Project scope:

A contemporary new build consisting of two hexagonal towers sat between Shoreditch Park and Regent’s Canal. The towers house luxury apartments and penthouses with wraparound balconies and roof terraces and ground floor café.

Project details:

EcoRight was invited to match brickwork to achieve a uniform colour blend between brick and mortar. Significantly the domed area movement joints had to be avoided.

The architect chose a hydraulic lime mortar option and EcoRight developed two bespoke colours of Sierra Red and Urban Slate to achieve the desired aesthetic.

Architects:

Karakusevic Carson
David Chipperfield Architects

Contractors:

Main Contractor: Wates Construction
Brickwork Contractor: Swift Brickworks

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Lime mortar is highly aesthetic and can be exact colour-matched to bricks or other adjacent materials making it a good choice for conservation or new build.