Why molded stucco?

Why molded stucco? Not Lepo whether HN byashet, братіе ... Words familiar, but their significance is unclear. We have to translate from Russian into Russian. Here in particular, the word "Lepo.

Vladimir Dahl explains its significance: the good, beautiful, beautiful, specious; lepshy the best. No word on whether this happened, the word "model" that is doing well, nice? As the Creator fashioned Adam in the image and likeness, as potters and sculptors for hundreds of centuries to create beautiful, as architects were decorated with stucco homes.

Architecture is often referred to as frozen music. But the same melody can be played on the violin, piano, flute. And just sing. Variety of music gives overtones. The architecture also has its overtones. They are called small architectural forms.

A man is not enough admire the grand buildings. Psychologically, it tires smooth monotony of walls and ceilings. He just needs to see something commensurate with himself. At these "little things" is resting his eyes. And the people since ancient times, sought to diversify the walls of dwellings: paint them, hang carpets and tapestries, colorful wallpaper paste and, finally, to give the walls and ceiling of the amount with stucco.

Yes, so we arranged. And we just need these zavitochki, flowers and angels. They have a soothing effect on our nervous system. They "make us beautiful." Therefore, despite the bizarre twists and turns of fashion, stucco was, is and will be. Yes, without it you can do, but then the apartment will be a heartless and faceless.

Stucco has been known in ancient Egypt and ancient Greece and ancient Rome - the ancient countries that have emerged in the Mediterranean basin. Since then it has consistently used from century to century, it is easily transformed into various architectural styles - classicism, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Empire, Art Nouveau. Because she gave architectural creations refined, respectable, representative species.

The word "stucco" is associated with luxury, wealth, and beautiful life, so to speak, with the splendor. It gives the room a special style that makes it unique. Stucco - not for the huts. This decoration of palaces.

In the grim revolutionary years, when there was an enhanced control of palaces, stucco announced philistinism and a relic of the past. But those days passed quickly, and the people turned again to the stucco.

It looked like stucco ancient times? Most often they were stylized ornaments, which was reflected the people around that time tropical vegetation - leaves, flowers, fruits, cones. Were popular grape, laurel, palm, coriander. Not to be forgotten and the sea - fish, dolphins, beautiful shell, or simply traveling waves of the sea.

Since centuries stucco images was ascribed to a certain symbolism: the snake spoke about the wisdom of the master, Laurel - a symbol of fame, fruit, especially, a cornucopia of fruit, symbolized fertility.

Until recently, the moldings performed manually, and their unique and irresistible depended only on the skill and taste of the wizard. Today in turn went to the massive industrial technologies.

Modern stucco attracts not only the aesthetic qualities. It can perform many purely utilitarian function: to change the visual space of the premises, hidden structural elements, mask technological communications, to hide the joints between panels, etc.

What to say goodbye? With stucco, do not overdo it. Otherwise it will look ridiculous. The room with stucco should have a common stylistic decision.