Mortar Arch + Dev Office
New York, NY
Interior Wall Cladding:
TORA – shou sugi ban charred cypress
#2 common grade
burnt on face only and sealed face only (interior)
13/16” thick X 5-1/8″ wide X 6’ – 16’ random length
Tongue & Groove


Mortar Architecture + Development recently moved to a new office where they have reSAWN’s TORA shou sugi ban cypress installed as a feature wall and counter facade.  reSAWN routed out the Mortar logo for the feature wall.

Mortar Architecture + Development was founded by Anthony Morena with the mission to bring responsible development to New York City and the surrounding region by integrating architecture and development into a single practice.  Over the past decade, the firm has designed and built notable new multifamily residential buildings and private residences, and converted and renovated existing buildings – with an emphasis on maximizing return for investors and providing residents with the highest standard of living.

reSAWN also worked with Mortar on the EWEN project using shou sugi ban CHARRED wood on the exterior and interior.


View more TORA installations:
Nixon Peabody Office :: Rift and Quarter Sawn White Oak Flooring
Credenza 2 :: Black Walnut