Architectural Finishes

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Standard and Custom Finishes Enhance the Beauty of a Reinforced Earth Structure

The Reinforced Earth Company offers a variety of architectural finishes to enhance the beauty of the completed structure. Several typical finishes are shown on this page. Consult The Reinforced Earth Company for details regarding the availability of these and other standard finishes in your region.

Ashlar Stone

Ashlar Stone

One of the most aesthetically appealing panel finishes, Ashlar Stone is cast in a form liner that has been molded to simulate a stone wall. When viewed at an angle, the joints of the panel are masked and the finish resembles a stone faced structure. It can be used in combination with color additives or accepted stains.

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Bush Hammered

Bush Hammered

The Bush Hammered surface treatment is a minor relief rough textured finish produced by casting panels against a form liner, the Bush Hammered finish recreates a surface once achieved through mechanical distressing. It can be used in combination with color additives or accepted stains.

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Exposed Aggregate

Exposed Aggregate

Exposed Aggregate provides a striking finish to any surface. The exact color and surface texture is a function of the aggregate used in the concrete and will vary from location to location. Acrylic sealers can enhance the appearance, providing a glossy finish.

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Fractured Fin

Fractured Fin

Fractured Fin is a liner produced texture of rough-edged vertical ribs. The ribs are available in various heights, thicknesses, and reliefs. It can be used in combination with color additives or accepted stains. 

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Fractured Granite

Fractured Granite

Fractured Granite is a liner produced texture simulating split granite stone. It can be used in combination with color additives or accepted stains.

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Geometric

Vertical Rustication

Vertical Rustication is a liner produced texture of smooth-edged vertical ribs. The ribs are available in various heights, thicknesses, and reliefs. It can be used in combination with color additives or accepted stains.

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Raised Surface

Raised Surface

The Raised Surface is a unique Reinforced Earth® design. A specifically fabricated steel base plate in the form raises the entire central rectangle or square of a panel into a 2-inch or 4-inch positive relief. It can be used in combination with color additives or accepted stains. 

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Smooth Steel

Smooth Finish

The smooth finish is produced via a plain form liner or steel base plate creating a basic non-architectural finish free from pockets, voids and other surface distortions. It can be used in combination with color additives or accepted stains.

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Custom Finishes

A wide variety of custom architectural finishes can be achieved through the use of various types of form liners. Many kinds of striking repeating motifs and region-specific designs can be created to enhance and give character Reinforced Earth® structure and their surroundings. Consult The Reinforced Earth Company for details.

Custom Finishes