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Jonathan Woolf describes paint drying

When an invitation to view the Painted House, a thoughtful, esoteric remodelling of pair of 1940s north London semis by a hip London firm landed on the AJ’s desk, Astragal was struck by the accompanying text

‘Jonathan Woolf Architects has been focusing for some time now on the status of construction materials that are becoming thinner and thinner whilst at the same time striving to retain their surface qualities. As part of this we have been studying the spatial and haptic use of paint as a material in and of itself.’ Indeed.

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