KUJAKU – shou sugi ban charred cypress – interior wall cladding


Interior Wall Cladding & Millwork:
KUJAKU – shou sugi ban cypress
#2 common grade
charred & sealed on face only
13/16″ thick X 5-1/8″ wide X 6-16′ random lengths
Tongue & Groove

Terrapin Row is a transformative student housing complex located on the University of Maryland’s  historic South Campus. The mixed-use community will feature 1,493 beds across 418 apartments, as well as a 489-space parking garage.  Terrapin Row will boast ample amenities centered around a college lifestyle, including a swimming pool, volleyball court, outdoor kitchens and fire pits, exterior TVs, a fitness center, bike storage, a cyber café and game room, and numerous live-learn spaces.  The multi-phase project will consist of seven buildings, and will encompass a pedestrian and bike-friendly Village Green surrounded by over 11,856 square feet of retail space.  The Village Green will flow into a grand stairway and amphitheater that opens to a pedestrian plaza named “the Muse,” which will usher pedestrians towards the main academic centers of campus.  Several building including the fitness center and game room feature reSAWN TIMBER co.’s KUJAKU shou sugi ban CHARRED wood as specified by WDG Architecture.

WDG provides architecture, master planning and interior design from our offices in Washington, DC and Dallas, TX.  Their award-winning work can be found in major metropolitan areas around the United States as well as overseas. They have a staff of more than 120 and have produced more than 500 major buildings, including commercial office, multifamily residential, higher education, institutional, hospitality, and mixed-use projects since their inception in 1938.

During these seven decades, great commercial architecture has been the hallmark of WDG’s portfolio. WDG’s mission is to create buildings that reflect each client’s unique identity and aspirations. By balancing the art and science of architecture, challenges like market economics and zoning limitations become a chance to pioneer design solutions that can create truly inspiring spaces.  Their firm-wide culture fosters and demands both aesthetic excellence, as well as new standards in technical innovation and building efficiency including the application of advanced materials, high-performance systems and sustainable design.  WDG has emerged as a leader in sustainability and green building practices.  LEED accredited professionals are found at all levels within our firm—in design leadership, project management and professional personnel.

Address: Hartwick Road, College Park, MD 20740
Architect: WDG Architecture
Client:   Toll Brothers Campus Living
LEED:   Pending LEED Silver
Completion: September 2017

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