They are materials that give a decorative shape to the structural element in general and have some other functions that the structural element depends on such as thermal insulation of the facades by using materials with a rough feel, which helps in breaking thermal waves and from their arrival inside the structural element and these materials depend mainly on two families, either the material family Cement, which is a colored mortar that has a multiple external appearance that starts from the soft texture gradually to the rough texture.
There are basic materials from acrylic and they have the same previous texture in addition to their high abilities to resist sunlight. There are some materials that give a resistance to viruses and bacteria, as they contain materials that resist the growth of bacteria and viruses on the surfaces that have been painted with these types. There are paints with a basis of epoxy that are used in The work of floors and walls, especially 3D floors, in addition to other decorative materials such as pastes and others, and paints with a smooth texture, such as Marigolds.
There are also some functions that are supported by decorative materials such as fire resistance, which helps to prevent the collapse of the building, as the extreme heat causes the expansion of concrete materials, which causes their destruction. Also, among the decorative materials are paints for wood and minerals used in homes or companies.