ASU Job Fair: ID Students Choose Bark House

Interior Design students, Kenneth McGill and Elli Miller at Appalachian State University share why they integrated Bark House wall finishes into their project designs.  Sustainability, beauty and natural materials that excite and inspire creativity are the top reasons for their choice.  Kenneth specified the product for a work setting and Elli chose it for a … Continued

REGENERATIVE SOURCE GUILD OF THE BLUE RIDGE

How Can We Live Together And Prosper? In the context of widening political divides, growing economic inequalities, and a disrupted climate system, we join many to call on every Architect, Builder, Designer, Organization and Individual to imagine places in which we can generously live together.  One of these places is the Blue Ridge Region of … Continued

NC JOBS & CLIMATE CHANGE

Executive Order 80 – North Carolina Climate Initiative NC JOBS & CLIMATE CHANGE: LISTENING SESSION WITH NC DEPT. OF COMMERCE   On Friday, July 19 Chris McCurry joined other business leaders in a panel discussion for Governor Cooper’s charge to the NC Department of Commerce: “HOW NC CAN GROW JOBS WHILE ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE” E2 Environmental Entrepreneurs coordinated … Continued

Congratulation to The John Ruskin Prize 2019 Shortlist Finalists

The John Ruskin Prize is the fastest growing multi-disciplinary art prize in the UK. With the values of the radical polymath John Ruskin at its core, the Ruskin Prize has a growing reputation for supporting and promoting artists, designers and makers whose work defies easy categorization. The Bark House® would like to congratulate the artists who made the shortlist of this prize that aims to … Continued

Forest History Society Announces New Library

On May 3, 2019, the Forest History Society (FHS) officially opened their new library, archives, and headquarters.  Along with their newest archival collection, a compendium of maps, photos, moving footage, and 20,000 documents on the history of the Oregon-American Lumber Company, they are exploring new programs and educational outreach opportunities, and welcoming researchers from around the US and … Continued

Poplar Bark Planters and Benches at Rockefeller Center

Bark House Poplar Panels are used to create tree planters in Rockefeller Center.
      Location:  Rockefeller Center , New York Product: Bark House® Poplar Bark Panels Planter Designer and Fabricator: Future Green Studio Project in Coordination with: New York Botanical Gardens   “Your bark sheets are the perfect complement to the woodland inspired, native plantings we have installed in the center of Manhattan at Rockefeller Center’s Channel Gardens. The rustic texture of the bark, lichen included, enhances the … Continued

Truth to Material

Bark House has wall panels in the Denmark Museum
Bark House® bark wall coverings are designed to uplift the simplicity of bark and the complex strategy of nature into buildings and the building of communities.  The strength of truth to materials is demonstrated on environmental, human, and systems scales through our nature inspired Whole-Building™ system.  Truth to the bark material as a strategy of nature is at … Continued