Vancouver Residence  – Vancouver, B.C.

Vancouver, B.C., Canada



Exterior Cladding:
KOS Shou Sugi Ban Charred Kebony®
Burnt on face only, sealed all 4 sides
Solid +/- 13/16” thick X +/- 5-3/8” wide X 10’-16’ random length
Standard Shiplap

Settled in a quiet cul-de-sac in Caulfeild, the Vancouver Residence is a 4,913 square-foot private home located in West Vancouver, B.C. The exterior features reSAWN TIMBER co.’s KOS Shou Sugi Ban Charred Kebony® exterior cladding. The contrast of the charred wood provides a beautiful dark aesthetic that highlights the surrounding landscape of the property. The well-thought-out blend of greenery and basalt pavers bordering the rectangular pool and firepit creates a tranquil area for the homeowners.

KOS by reSAWN TIMBER co. features CHARRED Kebony® wood burnt in the Japanese style of shou sugi ban. KOS can be used for interior and exterior wall cladding. 

Kebony shou sugi ban exterior siding is a beautiful wood recommended for by leading architects. It is sustainable, durable and requires no maintenance beyond normal cleaning. KOS gives the Kebony shou sugi ban exterior siding a recognizable amount of texture and depth that combines with reSAWN’s award winning charred aesthetic to create a distinct and striking design.

Established in 1996, BattersbyHowat Architects is a partnership between David Battersby and Heather Howat. Their office is conceived as a collaborative studio endeavor, and pursues an architectural expression that embodies a spirit of contemporary living that is modest and without pretense. BattersbyHowat’s work involves privately commissioned projects including multifamily residences, private residences in both urban and rural locations, gardens, art galleries, showrooms, office interiors, and custom furniture.

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