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It is stucco, which is very commonly found on French style houses in Europe (and America). It is my favorite material for the exterior of a house, and it is definitely a favorite in Atlanta.
Red brick does not seem to go well together with a French style house, so I researched painted brick.
Lori told me that many people think that her home is old even though it is newly built – and she partially attributes that to the fact that she used hand made bricks in the construction of her home (as opposed to machine made).
They are not old, but they have interesting shape and character.
I had the privilege of a private tour of this house by Rodolfo himself (at the tail end of construction), and it is as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside.
The house is so beautifully designed and grounded to its environment, people often comment that it looks like it has been there for decades.
The lovely landscape architecture certainly contributes to this effect - landscape architect was Alec Michaelides from Land Plus.
I spoke with Greg about the house, which he describes as Normandy inspired.
Boral Pastelcote was used on the exterior – the house is bricked with Boral bricks, and Pastelcote is a special finish applied to the exterior to give it texture and and solid color.