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OUR STORY
KEIM mineral paints — a Bavarian invention by the scientist Adolf Wilhelm Keim — are liquid silicate paints that becomes a part of the surface to which it is applied and binds the color pigment into it as well.

KEIM became the leading manufacturer of mineral paints providing only the highest quality, research-based paints with application characteristics prized by painters, and long lasting durability demanded by owners.
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PROJECTS
Rochester City Hall
About:
KEIM Restauro Lasur, in approved high translucent formulation, was used to over-coat the recent stone replacements in order to bring the whole building into aesthetic conformity.

Challenges:
Matching the original weathered brownstone color as closely as possible — and also conveying a natural stone appearance. Original brownstone was Portland Brownstone and replacement brownstone was St. Mathieu's brownstone.

Solutions:
Restauro Lasur, custom matched to stone samples provided.

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION
16th Street NW

Customer: 16th Street NW
Location: Washington DC
Regional Info: The latitude of Washington, DC is 38°53′42.4″N. The longitude is 77°02′12.0″W. The city is located on the north bank of the of the Potomac River and is bordered by the states of Virginia to the southwest and Maryland to the other sides.
 
The Divine Lorraine Hotel receives historic restoration for new luxury apartments
The Philadelphia Tribune
After 16 years of being abandoned, the historic Divine Lorraine Hotel is being tranformed into luxury apartments. For the $44 million renovation, Restauro Lasur Sol — Silicate Pigmented Stain from KEIM is being used to restore the facade with incredibly authentic beauty.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


  Hiring practices for today's fast-paced A&D job market
By Lloyd Princeton
Hiring in the architecture and design industry has surged again. My firm has been inundated in the past month with requests from employers who are struggling to find the right candidates.
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  How the revised AIA Contract Documents will affect your practice
AIA
To keep up with industry trends and important court decisions, every 10 years AIA Contract Documents are reviewed and updated. This year, the new revised core set of AIA contracts and forms will be released at AIA Conference on Architecture 2017.
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  Architecture marketing: 5 tools to measure success
Building Design + Construction
You've done brand research, nailed down a solid marketing strategy, and are making an impact in the industry. But it's important to measure the success of your strategy to make sure your architecture firm is connecting with prospects and driving new business opportunities.
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  The right paint color can boost your home value
Consumer Reports
It's no secret that before putting a house on sale, many homeowners try to boost the value of their property by removing clutter, tidying up the yard, and freshening up the interior with a coat of off-white paint. Sellers might want give more thought to how the paint color they choose can affect the selling price.
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  Infrared heaters restore winter safety in Chicago parking garage
The Construction Specifier
One of winter’s most-obvious dangers is snow and ice buildup, which can create slipping hazards for vehicles and pedestrians, especially in areas such as parking garage ramps. This is exactly the problem JeffJack Apartments in downtown Chicago had to overcome.
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