December 18, 2018

Big Impacts Start Small

The value of an employee who thinks cannot be measured – so we intentionally encourage the development of this capacity. “Bark Season” coincides with the Summer break from high school and university, so we hire a percentage of returning students each year for our team.  At the end of each season, we meet and ask … Continued

December 04, 2018

BIG GIFTS IN SMALL PACKAGES

Congratulations Appalachian State University For Grand Opening of New Health Sciences Building Probably our smallest installation ever just occurred in ASU’s largest building.  The plaques on the Levine Hall wall of appreciation are crafted from Bark House wood slabs and bark tiles – healthy materials!  A central theme of the building project is written on … Continued

November 15, 2018

OUT AND ABOUT

  Fall is the perfect season to gather and share ideas.  Chris McCurry has recently spoken at two colleges about Whole Building™ and participated in The Regenerative Practitioner: Speaking With Mars Hill University Ethics Class in Mars Hill, NC             Instructor: Elizabeth Pierce Appalachian State University Sustainable Business Management Class in … Continued

November 14, 2018

THE ATTRACTION OF BEING “OUTSIDE”

Saturday morning found me moving quickly through a little-known mountain pass that connects North Carolina to Tennessee.  The pavement has never met across state lines, and to this day, a strip of gravel poses special challenges in wet or dry weather.  This narrow road climbs from the valley floor to a pinnacle point where the … Continued

November 01, 2018

BRINGING THE OUTSIDE INSIDE

Product: Bark House® Poplar Bark Siding Project: Stringer Private Residence Architect: Sarah Bourgeois, Sarah Bourgeois Architects Builder: Phil Tremonti, Philip Tremonti Construction, Inc. Designer:  Kim Stringer Location: Kewadin, Michigan Project Vision of the Owners:  “We want our home to look like it’s been here in the woods for a long time, surrounded by and blended in with … Continued

October 24, 2018

FAQ…

Bark House® White Pine Veneer Laminate   Can the White Pine Bark be used on exteriors as well as interiors? In most cases, white pine bark is used for interior application.  However, in certain cases, it is appropriate for it to be used on protected exterior walls.  For more details on this, call us at … Continued

October 22, 2018

Dramatic Interior Pulls Inhabitants Outside

      Product: Bark House® White Pine Bark Wall Treatment Project: Private Residence Architect: Rich Graves, Principle Architect, Altius Design Group, Montana Builder: Malmquist Construction Designer:  Barb Cooke, Owner, Velvet Leaf Studio, Missoula, Montana Distributor: Earth Elements Location: Whitefish, Montana Project Vision (from the builder’s perspective): The vision really started with the Architect (Rich Graves) … Continued

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