exteriors

May 12, 2022

Charred wood is inherently linked in Japanese culture and to the aesthetics of Wabi-Sabi.

Historically charred wood has been associated to Japanese culture and to the concept of Wabi-sabi. “The thought of finding beauty in every aspect of imperfection in nature”. It […]
February 4, 2022

What’s my expected costs to build a wooden deck in Toronto area 2022?

January 7, 2022

What to look for in your wood siding for optimal winter performance.

November 13, 2021

Cladding your home with natural wood. What are your expectations?

The available options to reclad your house with wood will be largely depend on what your expectations are out of the wood you choose. High quality […]
September 30, 2020

Trusting the reliability of online information.

Trusting online information as to whether it’s reliable can sometimes seem overwhelming. Social media and other online platforms have gotten better at demanding the information posted […]
July 8, 2020

Laneway Homes the Future of our Cities?

The University of Toronto Campus and Facilities Planning has embarked on a significant redevelopment project by incorporating a creative solution that may go along way in […]
March 4, 2020

Architectural finishes for wood. What to consider early in the design phase.

In my continuing pursuit to seek out wood finishes that perform to my customers expectations when applied to our thermally modified wood I thought it would […]
November 5, 2019

Building Better with Wood.

A new world order of creating beautiful buildings utilizing wood has arrived. Gone are the days we had designs that were conveniently created but lacked wood […]
September 5, 2019

Collecting ash seeds in hopes of a second chance for this wood species.

We harvest ash trees in the production of our thermally modified wood. Most of the ash trees used in our production have been killed off due […]