4 Extraordinary Ways to Use Trees in Architecture

4 Extraordinary Ways to Use Trees in Architecture
Though architecture inspired by nature is nothing new, modern architects constantly seek new and exciting iterations of biophilic design. Now more than ever, bridging the gap between the great outdoors and indoors includes regenerative, or even living, natural building materials. Striking feats of biophilic architecture connect people to nature through one of the Earth’s most enduring displays of life: … Continued

Bark House Commitment to Heritage and Culture

Bark House Commitment to Heritage and Culture
For the Bark House family, being a regenerative company is about honoring authenticity and celebrating it with others.  For many of our clients, this pairs seamlessly with a deep commitment to cultural heritage. Our work with Paskevich and Associates Architects magnifies their belief that “quality design is evolutionary not revolutionary.”  

5 Reasons to Incorporate Natural Building Materials in Luxury Design

Eco friendly white birch wall panels on ceiling in dining room in Linville, NC
Seamlessly blurring the line between inside and outside spaces has been a longstanding hallmark of luxury architecture. But it’s time to think beyond glass doors and floor‑to‑ceiling windows that invite the sunlight in. Even glass walls create boundaries between the house and nature, separating the two environments. Invoking a sense of nature need not require overwrought design. It … Continued

COVID-19 Update: Bark House Showroom Re-Opened

As we continue responding to COVID-19, we want to update you on the situation and safety measures at Bark House. Our showroom is open by appointment only. Visitors are kindly asked to wear masks to ensure safety in our small rooms. Manufacturing is still operating with precautions to protect employees and suppliers. Expect on-time shipping since we are not dependent on shipments … Continued

The Legacy of Bark Shingle Style Architecture

Natural Bark Tiles Architectural Digest P Lamb Bark House
If you’re ever looking to evoke the quiet, rich voice of the deep woods with your luxury architecture project, look no further than North Carolina. Nothing is more suited to the task than shingle style architecture, a unique aesthetic that celebrates the deep local natural and cultural heritage. The Basics of Bark Shingle Style Architecture … Continued

What Is Sustainably Harvested Wood?

Christian Louboutin in Miami: Bark House Poplar Bark Exterior
It’s easy to assume that identifying sustainably harvested wood is just about the type of wood that’s used, whether that’s woods like bamboo, which are known to be easily renewable, to maple and oak, which are abundant throughout the U.S. and not at risk of dying out. But many more factors should be considered when … Continued