About Render Designing and Realising Plaster Surfaces

Annette Spiro, Hartmut Göhler, Pinar Gönül

Edition Detail, 2023


The potential of plaster.

This publicationshows that the potential of render goes far beyond current application practice and the wide range of design options plastering offers for the planning and implementation of building facades. Using photos, detailed drawings, and facade cuts on a scale of 1:20, the publication documents 18 buildings using new and traditional plastering techniques. Featuring interviews with experts in architecture and craftsmanship, who share their insights into render from production to application. They also relate the history of rough renders and the complex interplay between render and paint. In addition, ten recipes and an illustrated glossary offer a practical guide to produce an array of renders, including lime marsh and scratch render.


ISBN: 9783955536176

380 pages, illustrated, 27,9 x 22 cm, paperback, English