In 1991, David Milarch, an arborist from Michigan had a near-death experience that inspired a personal quest. When Milarch came back to life, he launched an ambitious project to clone and replant the world’s largest trees. He co-founded the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive (AATA) to continue working towards his vision of replanting the earth with the genetics of the world’s remaining ancient redwood forests.
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Located in Seaview, Fire Island, this 4 bedroom seasonal home was designed to celebrate the cherished indoor/outdoor experience of Fire Island. Designed by Paul Coughlin of Brooklyn-based PAUL architecture studio, this project utilizes UNAGI and TAKEI shou sugi ban charred Accoya exterior siding and LONGPORT black walnut flooring and ceiling cladding.
In an article published in The New York Times Style Magazine, a pool house located on Shelter Island was featured, highlighting the use of reSAWN’s MONOGATARI shou sugi ban charred cypress. Designed by Brooklyn-based firm General Assembly, the Shelter Island pool house was designed as a retreat and relaxation space for a busy mother and daughter duo. Lead designer, Sarah Zames, chose reSAWN’s MONOGATARI shou sugi ban charred cypress for the exterior cladding.
According to TRADA (The Timber Research and Development Association), in recent years, timber in construction has undergone something of a renaissance, led by the desire to use more environmentally-friendly materials. While timber is at risk to biological decay, a combination of appropriate design and material selection will mitigate this risk.
In an article published in The New York Times, a newly-built residence in Montauk was featured, highlighting the use of reSAWN’s IRUKA shou sugi ban charred cypress. Designed by Manhattan-based firm Desai Chia Architecture, the Montauk Residence is situated just a block from the beach. Katherine Chia, FAIA, who led the design on this project, chose reSAWN’s IRUKA shou sugi ban charred cypress for the exterior and interior cladding.
reSAWN TIMBER co. recently returned to their Longport, NJ residence project to get a more complete understanding of how their SURETO shou sugi ban exterior siding and HAWAITO shou sugi ban exterior siding weathers in a real-world application. This material was specified by Philadelphia Design Co., known for high-end residential design. Materials were specified with a 5″ wide face and shiplap milling with a 1/8″ reveal. Installation is being done by Seashore Exteriors, a 4th generation company specializing in residential and commercial exteriors in the south NJ area.
In an article published in the Vol. 3 2018 issue, Residential Design Magazine featured a case study on the Wayzata Residence, highlighting the use of reSAWN’s NIGIRI shou sugi ban charred Accoya. Designed by Minneapolis-based firm Snow Krielich Architects, the Wayzata Residence is situated on a beautifully scenic location with incomparable proximity to Lake Minnetonka, one of the most popular lakes in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”. Matthew Kreilich, FAIA, who led the design on this project, chose reSAWN’s NIGIR shou sugi ban charred accoya for the exterior cladding.
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Located in one of Philadelphia’s trendiest neighborhoods, this Shackamaxon Townhouse was designed to accommodate a newly retired couple who collects all kinds of art, including paintings, sculptures, pottery and more. Designed by Shila Scarlet Griffith of SG23 Design, this project utilizes KUJAKU shou sugi ban charred cypress for a unique accent wall that spans two floors.
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Located on the Southeastern edge of Mascoma Lake, this modern shou sugi ban wood cabin is inspired by the New Hampshire Landscape. Designed by Kairos Shen, the Enfield project utilizes TORA shou sugi ban exterior siding, HADAKA shou sugi ban exterior siding, and clear vertical grain western red cedar.