Pigmented concrete was used to create the pink facade of this extension to a house in north London. The architect removed both the existing back and walls at the rear of the property, and used cast concrete for the new walls to complement the existing brickwork.

In order to create a complementary connection to the existing building, the architect experimented with and mixed various pigments into concrete to achieve a hue that matched the warm tones of the old brick. The result is a dusty, grey-ish pink that is also found on the exposed-plaster interior walls, but in a more subtle way.

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