Davis Wright Tremaine – San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
MATE European White Oak
Original Cut, character grade
Prefinished with a hardwax oil, voids filled
Tongue & Groove, endmatched, microbeveled edges and ends
Engineered: 5/8″ thick (4mm wear layer) X 7″ wide X 2-10′ random lengths
Located in San Francisco’s financial district one block away from the iconic Transamerica Pyramid building, is the building that houses Davis Wright Tremaine’s San Francisco office. A full-service firm, Davis Wright Tremaine supplements depth and strength in the core legal functions of litigation, business transactions, intellectual property, and employment with nationally ranked, broadly based teams focused on a number of highly regulated industries—including communications, media, financial services, health care, energy, food and beverage, and restaurants. Their First Amendment litigation group is particularly renowned for its leading role in many of the country’s most important and cutting-edge cases.
For their office in San Francisco, Gensler created a space that is bright and professional to reflect their reputation as one of the most innovative firms. Gensler chose reSAWN’s MATE European white oak for the flooring of the space.
MATE features wide plank European White Oak flooring and wall cladding prefinished with hardwax oil.
reSAWN’s European White Oak prefinished and available in engineered construction. The engineered material comes standard at 5/8” thick with a substantial 4 mm wear layer, or 3/4” thick with a full 6 mm wear layer for a truly superior product. The 7” face width showcases the full character and grain pattern that European White Oak has to offer.
reSAWN’s original cut european white oak incorporates plain sawn, rift sawn and quarter sawn grain patterns and all grades and character marks into the final product.
This seemingly simple cut actually requires advanced knowledge and experience in the milling and drying process of wood to ensure that the harder heart wood does not become brittle and break apart through the drying or milling process. This is not a new method of cutting but rather a modern take on a historic theme.