Africa’s greenest hotel mosaic mural installation

Mosaic artist, Jo de Freitas, completed her big mural commission for the Greenest Hotel in Africa, Hotel Verde. The installation took place at the hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. I promised installation photos, so here they are.

The artist first laid the final mosaic out in a church hall to ensure everything was in order, before transporting it to site.

Mosaic mural laid out
Mosaic mural laid out

A scaffold was erected on the wall to assist the artist in installing each piece safely and accurately. Ceramic and glass tiles were used exclusively for the whole mosaic.

Hotel Verde mosaic mural installation
Hotel Verde mosaic mural installation with scaffold

The finished work is something to behold and really enhances the hotel’s exterior ¬†facade.

Hotel Verde mosaic
Hotel Verde mosaic

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