5 Benefits Of Designing Meeting Spaces Naturally And 5 Companies Benefiting

  “Trees, natural wood surfaces and water features — could these be investments that give your business a competitive advantage? "Biophilia is our instinctive human love of nature, and it is behind a growing design movement in workplaces that is making employees healthier and more productive.  At a time when the World Health Organization (WHO) has dubbed stress as the "health epidemic of  Continued

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Project: Large Tech Company Architect/Project Lead Designer: Parabola Architects Design-Build Contractor:  Devcon Construction Inc. Photographer: Prakash Patel Photography Product: Bark House® Poplar Bark Panels Location: Sunnyvale California, 1212 Bordeaux Project Vision: According to the Parabola Architects website: “Embodying Google's design  Continued

BIG GIFTS IN SMALL PACKAGES

Congratulations Appalachian State University For Grand Opening of New Health Sciences Building Probably our smallest installation ever just occurred in ASU’s largest building.  The plaques on the Levine Hall wall of appreciation are crafted from Bark House wood slabs and bark tiles – healthy materials!  A central theme of the building project is written on one of the plaques: “No act of kindness,... 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

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Bark House® White Pine Veneer Laminate Can the White Pine Bark be used on exteriors as well as interiors? In most cases, white pine bark is used for interior application.  However, in certain cases, it is appropriate for it to be used on protected exterior walls.  For more details on this, call us at (828)765-9010 to discuss. What sizes do White Pine Panels come in? We laminate White Pine to two... Continued

Dramatic Interior Pulls Inhabitants Outside

Product: Bark House® White Pine Bark Wall Treatment Project: Private Residence Architect: Rich Graves, Principle Architect, Altius Design Group, Montana Builder: Malmquist Construction Designer:  Barb Cooke, Owner, Velvet Leaf Studio, Missoula, Montana Distributor: Earth Elements Location: Whitefish, Montana Project Vision (from the builder’s perspective): The vision really started with the... Continued

AIA Ethics Code Now Covering Sustainability – Focus On Building Materials

  An op-ed from BuildingGreen president Nadav Malin details an analysis of new changes in AIA Ethics.  You can read an introduction here. As noted, “Building materials: members should select and use building materials to minimize exposure to toxins and pollutants in the environment to promote environmental and human health and to reduce waste and pollution (Ethical Standard 6.3).” Continued

HOME IS WHERE THE HYGGE IS

"Do you know what 'Hygge' is?" Raika who works with our German Distributor - Freund asked.  "It is very important to people here." "Hygge was never meant to be translated. It was meant to be felt," translator ToveMaren Stakkestad has written. Continued

Poplar Pole End Cut Panel Project

Location: Springhill Suites Bozeman Montana Distributor: Earth Elements, Bozeman Project Highlights: The lobby integrates natural elements to welcome guests in all four  Continued

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