shikkui

shikkui

A plaster, mortar, stucco, or whitewash, made from a mixture of lime and clay and having the consistency of glue, used in traditional Japanese construction. See also: Plaster
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21 East 12th Street offers a full-service treatment to residents with a 24-hour attended lobby that's furnished with a light installation from Apparatus Studio, Shikkui plaster walls and commissioned works from artist Harold Ancart.
The primary ingredient of Ales Shikkui is slaked lime, and it is a paint-like "Shikkui," which is a traditional plaster coating in Japan that has all of the primary functions of plaster, such as deodorant, formaldehyde absorption and detoxification, dew condensation suppression and antibacterial qualities.
The company also introduced a multicolor finishing method for Ales Shikkui that features a special roller and new standing colors in addition to the normal white.