Waiting at the end of the path is the wide, brick face
of the Crooked House.
the works comprises of: repairs to all exposed reinforced concrete balcony surfaces, repairs and over coating of balcony decks with a waterproof membrane, forming movement joints round balcony wall panels at brick face
, renewing expansion joint in front elevation brickwork and brick repairs to all elevations.
"The building's facade will feature brick face
, columns, and other ornamental architectural elements prevalent in the landmark structures neighboring the new development."
Whenever I install a lightweight item like a downspout on brick, I always drill into the mortar joints instead of the brick face
. The brick is more likely to crack, and if the downspout ever needs to be moved, patching a hole in gray mortar is a lot easier than trying to match the color of the brick.
The new building will have similar elements of its former design, with a mansard roof and windows and a brick face
The project also had a complicated brick layout with three different brick face
planes traveling along two elevations of the building.
It will not only clean up the brick face
, but also reveal any loose mortar which needs re-pointing - not an expensive job, but one that will prevent moisture entering the cavity.
There still is a lot Taylor would like to do, such as pull up the carpeting and put down wood floors, and add a brick face
to the walls leading up the stairway, but that will come in time.
The brick face
of the building, with its stone dressings, was restored; modern openings were suppressed and original windows bricked up in the east wall were reinstated and the exterior rendered grey to match the back wall.
In the symposium "Building the Information Frontier: New Libraries" (Ludwig, 1995), topics of papers ranged from new hospital libraries as a new marketing opportunity, to ergonomics in the electronic library, to the concept of the library from brick face
Use a soft-bristle brush as shown in Photo 8 to remove mortar chunks on the brick face
before they harden.
The external brick face
of the cone has been repaired using replacement bricks from the same era and the mortar joints have been re-pointed using a technique that was compatible with the moisture content of the existing mortar.