Corwith Residence – Bridgehampton, NY
Architect and Photography:
reSAWN TIMBER co.
SVERTE shou sugi ban charred Kebony wood
Species: Pinus radiata
FSC® Certified: FSC® mixed 70%
Burnt on face only, sealed all 4 sides (exterior)
Solid +/- 13/16” thick x +/- 5-3/8” wide x 10′-16′ random lengths
Tongue and Groove
This 90-year-old, overall net-zero home is nestled away in Bridgehampton, New York. It received a modern remodel and renovation that includes SVERTE shou sugi ban charred Kebony exterior wood cladding. The decision to shorten the driveway allowed for a better utilized, updated yard. The backyard is an oasis that features an inground pool and bluestone pavers. The ceiling height sliders allow the home to open up to provide a well-articulated indoor/outdoor area while also acting as a passive solar heating source.
SVERTE by reSAWN TIMBER co. features Kebony shou sugi ban wood that’s specifically designed to create a beautifully charred aesthetic. SVERTE can be used for exterior siding or interior wall cladding.
reSAWN TIMBER co. brings our award-winning charred technology to the sustainable and high-performance Kebony wood. Using our contemporary take on the ancient Japanese fire-burning technique of shou sugi ban, reSAWN’s charring process adds both performance and aesthetic characteristics. Due to Kebony’s density and swollen cell structure, the exterior char layer of charred Kebony is extremely hard and durable. The hardness of the char layer provides extra protection against rot, hygroscopic movement, and insects.
Martin Architects believes every location has its own unique character. By developing an intimate knowledge of a place and its clients who will inhabit it, they create indoor and outdoor spaces that are materially responsive and contextually sensitive. Artfully sculpting the land, they blend their work into the existing context. Growing and changing with the surrounding environment, their work becomes synonymous with the place creating timeless and unique.