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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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Courtyard Marriott Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
The Hotel is centrally located in the one of the largest thoroughfares in Washington. The property is in a highly visible location for travelers in all directions, and as such, the appearance of the Hotel is all the more important.

The majority of the structure is concrete; concrete that required repair and refinishing prior to applying a highly durable, breathable, lightfast coating.

Concrete repairs were installed, and the use of KEIM Concretal Fine Filler was utilized to create a even texture prior to painting.

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Grand Central Air Terminal
Location:Glendale, California
Challenges: The historic concrete and stucco fabric on the exterior mass masonry walls exhibited cracks from hairline and larger with many historic patches scattered across the coarse-grained facade.
Solutions: After boring and cutting into the walls to provide seismic upgrades were completed, the surfaces were patched.

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KEIM Polychromie Le Corbusier Used in Restoration of Hamburg's Hotel Wedina
KEIM's Polychromie Le Corbusier was used to update Hotel Wedina in Hamburg, Germany. It added a stunning and vivid mineral color to this venerable hotel, which has a very interesting history tied to literature in Hamburg. The use of jaw-dropping color creates memorable, modern spaces and the exterior is truly a show-stopper, with color that will last for decades without need for a refresh.


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  Achieve hospitality architecture that impresses — Multigenerational appeal, local connections
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  Weaving international work into your architecture career
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  Dining room paint colors ideas and inspiration
Architectural Digest
Whether you're a regular entertainer or someone who goes all out for the holidays, you need a well-designed dining room to wow your guests. Fortunately, it's easy to revive a staid dining room with a few coats of paint. Your dining room paint color can set the tone for dinner parties and family gatherings, so it's important to consider what kind of mood you want to create.

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TCA Annual Convention
September 28 - 30
Miami, Florida

APT-National Trust for Canada Joint Conference 2017
October 11-14
Ottawa, Canada
Visit us at Booth #36

What makes KEIM's mineral finishes so unique?
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