Then it remained only to add the access walkways running round each level, the steel and timber balconies, the cedar cladding , and the stair tower.
To help it blend in with its water meadow surroundings, the building has oak louvre cladding , flat roofed areas covered in turf and a main roof of a modern stainless steel that will look like lead.
He disliked the timber cladding element of the design and said the finish needed to respect the quality of the improvements to the rest of the estate.
Tile cladding is also used in bathrooms and toilets.
The six-storey, 36,000 sq ft hotel will feature contemporary stonework and cladding on the front elevation with a glass tower rising through the six floors.
Agreeing with the sale pitch, the Board ruled to allow the siding product as a substitute for the brick or masonry cladding required by the zoning code.
Although the building is structurally safe, there were concerns about the way stone cladding was attached to it.
The interiors contain no drywall or plaster, and exterior cladding comprises cedar shingles and plywood.
The legal action was launched after concerns were raised about the way in which stone cladding was attached to the building.