Our State Magazine Details The Living Heritage Of Bark Wall Finishes

The Mountains of North Carolina are about 800 miles from the luxury boutiques of Miami’s bustling design district, but there, on North East 40th Street, in a temple to high-end consumerism, shoppers are confronted with the soulful presence of native North Carolina trees… …all the standards that exist today for this bark product were created by Marty [McCurry].  Peeling bark takes skill and... Continued

Opening with star-studded events, 1 Hotel is recognized for making Sustainability Sexy

And where would we find Bark House wall coverings?  Behind the Stars, In the Secret Garden – of course. Continued

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST AN EMPOWERING WORK OF PERSONAL EXPRESSION

Project:                           Personal Residence Product:                          Bark House® Poplar Bark Panels and Tiles Owner:                            Suzanne McFayden, Jamaican-born writer and philanthropist Architects:                      Paul Lamb and Ted Young of Paul Lamb Architects Interior Designer:          Jennifer Vaughn Miller of Vaughn Miller Studio Builder:             ... Continued

Poplar Bark Planters and Benches at Rockefeller Center

Location:  Rockefeller Center, New York Product: Bark House® Poplar Bark Panels Planter Designer and Fabricator: Future Green Studio Project in Coordination with: New York Botanical Gardens Continued

Truth to Material

Bark House® bark wall coverings are designed to uplift the simplicity of bark and the complex strategy of nature into buildings and the building of communities.  The strength of truth to materials is demonstrated on environmental, human, and systems scales through our nature inspired Whole-Building™ system.  Truth to the bark material as a strategy of nature is at its foundation and reflected in... Continued

Fifth Graders Explore Bark House Shingles as an “Eco Friendly Building Material”

A good teacher knows that “getting the chance to see, touch and feel the [world] brings learning to a whole other level!”  This is the essence that motivated teacher Casey Deaguero from Quincy, Massachusetts to create a project-based learning opportunity for her advanced placement students.   Casey shared some of the comments made by these remarkable ten- and eleven-year-olds:     Student:  So... Continued

BRINGING THE OUTSIDE INSIDE

Product: Bark House® Poplar Bark Siding Project: Stringer Private Residence Architect: Sarah Bourgeois, Sarah Bourgeois Architects Builder: Phil Tremonti, Philip Tremonti Construction, Inc. Designer:  Kim Stringer Location: Kewadin, Michigan Project Vision:  "We want our home to look like it’s been here in the woods for a long time, surrounded by and blended in with the natural environment of... Continued

The Bark House Legacy - est 1990

Bark House founders wanted to increase the vitality of the Appalachian Region that they call home.  This would require creating livelihoods for people born of a gentle culture that revered nature.  The work had to honor ancient traditions and values of the whole-community, something that local people could take pride in.  Growing its viability would require a non-traditional business system that... Continued

Brother vs Brother

Jonathan and Drew Scott headed to the San Francisco Bay Area high stakes real-estate market for their sixth season of Brother vs Brother.  A six week competition pits the brothers against each other as each room completed is independently judged in a -winner takes all the glory- contest.  Johnathon's  choice to feature Bark House® Poplar Bark Wall Covering in his  Continued

How Will The Bark House Stack Up  For Brother vs. Brother on HGTV?

The sixth season of Brother vs. Brother pits Jonathan and Drew Scott against each other as they put their home renovation and real estate skills to the test. From demolition to sale, the guys buy two fixer uppers and renovate every room with their own money and sponsor support.  Each week, Jonathan and Drew will progress through each room in a series of home improvement challenges.  One of the... Continued

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