We can all appreciate that energy production, as was well intended it may seem, can have unintended consequences. We remain a continent that demands products and services that are the direct result of energy infrastructure that, at often times, cross our ever increasing awareness of our own personal believes of what we perceive as harmful […]
When you thermally modify wood the mechanical and acoustical properties of the wood are altered. Due to this there is a new industry emerging in the musical instrument manufacturing business utilizing thermally modified wood. A common thread manufacturers have been commenting on is that thermally modified wood helps project a vintage-like tone to the instrument […]
Thermal modification, which is an emerging, chemical-free technology in the U.S., can add substantial value to wood.
The forest products industry is vital to the economic health of many regions of the U.S.; however, in many areas wood harvest volumes remain well below sustainable harvest levels, leading to some negative, cascading effects across the industry, such as lower economic returns from forest land and increased wildfire hazards. One way to incentivize increased […]
At BUILD By Ben and H. Bee Architecture, our interests are aligned in finding new materials to work with and incorporate into our work.
Finding unique products to work and design with in any industry is an exciting and energizing discovery. It gives a renewed style and function that you can integrate into old ideas giving them new life, or to start fresh with and create a new direction of style all together. At BUILD By Ben and H. […]