streetsense selected reSAWN’s shou sugi ban charred cypress for interior wall cladding in the newest location for this popular restaurant group.


Custom shou sugi ban cypress wall cladding


Interior Wall Cladding:
shou sugi ban charred cypress
select grade
charred & sealed on face only
7/8″ thick  X 5-1/2″ wide X 8-16′ long


Nando’s Peri-Peri opened its second Baltimore location in Harbor East.  The new 122-seat location is next door to the Hyatt Place hotel at the corner of South Central and Fleet street.

Known for its flame-grilled, marinated Peri-Peri chicken, the first Nando’s restaurant opened in 1987 in Johannesburg, South Africa and has since spread to 23 countries and five continents.

Nando’s Peri-Peri made its U.S. debut in 2008 with the opening of a store on 7th Street in Washington’s Chinatown.  There are now 21 restaurants in and around the Washington area including the Baltimore stores and ones in Towson, Arundel Mills, Laurel and Waugh Chapel.

Materials were specified by streetsense: A multidisciplinary design and strategy firm specializing in retail, restaurant, hospitality, and real estate solutions.

reSAWN’s CHARRED offering features cypress, western red cedar, Accoya, Kebony, black walnut, red oak, white oak and reclaimed hemlock that is burnt in the Japanese tradition of shou sugi ban.  Our award-winning CHARRED products pay homage to the traditional Japanese technique of “shou-sugi-ban” aka “yakisugi” without being literal.  Historically very specific in their definition, “shou-sugi-ban” and “yakisugi” have become common nomenclature for modern charred wood designs in general.  All of reSAWN’s CHARRED products are made in the USA, in our facility in Telford, PA.

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