How to Create Instant History With Reclaimed Building Materials

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With our current age of technology, speed, and convenience, shiny and new is always the fast and cheap solution for building needs. But for the bespoke luxury home as conscious as it is refined, sustainable architecture poses a modern solution both for creating one‑of‑a‑kind, enduring designs and preserving our environment. One good way to boost the regenerative factor of … Continued

5 Questions to Ask When Evaluating the Eco-Friendly Siding Materials

5 Questions to Ask When Evaluating the Eco-Friendly Siding Materials
Given that awareness of sustainable architecture  and design has been growing for several decades now, luxury designers are becoming familiar with the general qualities that make green building materials green. There’s even a growing consciousness of regenerative design as the next step in the evolution of sustainable thinking. But just because one knows the theory doesn’t mean it’s always … Continued

The Benefits of Wood Wall Finishes

The Benefits of Wood Wall Finishes
From visual and auditory aesthetics to its many, many green qualities, wood offers countless architecture and design benefits. Certainly, nothing beats the presence and force of nature’s beauty on the walls of a living or working space. Shall we count the ways? 1. A Color for Every Occasion Rich wood hues, whether in dark or … Continued

How to Choose Split Rail Fence Materials for Sustainable Architecture & Design

The traditional art of the split rain fence is not lost. Here's how to choose split rail fence materials that honor the past while regenerating the future.
Picture an idyllic pastoral farm or historic battlefield outlined by a time-worn rustic fence. It’s a design element that pays tribute to our American heritage, celebrating and remembering the painstaking labor that once went into the traditional art of split rail fencing. Appreciating one of these historic fences is one thing, but incorporating one into … Continued