|Is it stone ? Fake stones were done in place by hand using 2 colors of integral colored portland cement mortar.||Multi colored Mexican villa has both
and colored cement mortar. Fine workmanship done in the 1970's is still in excellent condition today.
|A system of gutters and downspouts protect the wall.
Cement stucco should last
forever provided water doesn't get behind the wall.
|Arches and decorative designs.|
|Top shows a painted dash on finish and bottom has a mashed potato type texture.||Stains around scuppers accent the fact that this is real stucco. Scuppers mimic New Mexico style "vigas" used on adobe or block buildings.|
|Fake stone quoins are hand sculptured cement.||Niche was done in place with forms. Note cast stucco details at top.|
|Vaulted ceiling is on the money. Arches have a lace style texture.||A float finish with colored cement mortar.|
|Color cement is like icing on a cake.||Mountains were made with re-bar, diamond mesh metal lath and sprayed on cement mortar.|