Post-finishing can bring out the best in concrete - so why is it so often an afterthought?
Elaine Toogood explores the many colours, textures and decorative effects of precast-concrete cladding
Post-finishing techniques can create a variety of textures in exposed concrete.
Done well, timber formwork can leave beautiful textures and patterns. Elaine Toogood explains how to get it right
The use of exposed concrete stands or falls on the quality of the finish – which is why it’s essential to understand the effects created by different formwork facing materials
Concrete doesn't have to be grey. Elaine Topgood considers ways to achieve concrete of a different hue