March 27, 2018

Bark House Updates Product Pages

      HOME – Ever wonder who else loves Bark House?  See our commercial clients. PRODUCTS – Need to find something quick?  Select and View. AUTHENTIC –  Looking for real value?  New videos from the community, employees and vendors share their stories from deep in the woods.   image credit:  Dreaming of Spring by … Continued

February 21, 2018

Bark House Bark Product – Distribution

Our distributors have a talent for showcasing Bark House products…   Their creative designs are such an asset! Let us introduce you to our Distributors… 3 Rivers Building Supply Blowing Rock, NC CaraGreen  Raleigh, NC Chick Lumber North Conway, NH Earth Elements Bozeman, MT Jackson Hole, WY Sun Valley, ID Whitefish MT Freund GMBH Berlin, … Continued

September 14, 2017

A FACTORY LIKE A FOREST – A DISRUPTIVE FORCE OF NATURE

The Bark House demonstrates qualitatively and quantitatively that which has been envisioned metaphorically– a factory can be like a forest.  Air, water and soil are improved in the local life-shed that’s impacted by company manufacturing processes. Like a forest, the Bark House enhances more than its place of origin.  Its products connect the local community and … Continued

December 15, 2016

Sustainable Brands

From the article: Building a regenerative Company and a Whole Community Our handcrafted wall coverings for interiors and exteriors are made to evoke the substance and the essence of trees themselves, in a product that builds an authentic connection between nature, individuals, and the built environment. We believe they are beautiful, unique and bridge a … Continued

December 08, 2016

The Laurel of Asheville

From the article: Highland Craftsmen Repurposes Unwanted Tree Bark When they started fashioning tree bark into decorative wall coverings two and a half decades ago, Chris and Marty McCurry were not seeking to merely carve out a niche in the design world.  Instead, the innovative couple built what was to become a venerable Western North … Continued

December 01, 2016

Environmental Building News

From the article: Bark Cladding is First Cradle to Cradle Platinum Product Cradle to Cradle Platinum Certification sets a very high bar for sustainability. A decade in, Bark House shingles are the first to make the grade. Cradle to Cradle (C2C) was the first certification to attempt to define in 2005 what sustainability might look … Continued

November 03, 2016

4 Questions About The Built Environment

GreenBuild Home Bark House® connects people to nature in the built environment through regenerative design that is strong across all pillars of the sustainability triad. Why is The Built Environment so important to humanity? The Built Environment comprises humanity’s largest impact on the overall health of people, the planet and social capital.  The materials that are used … Continued

September 08, 2016

Helping Build What’s Next

The Bark House staff have been very engaged during these summer months helping craft “what’s next in the built environment”.  Although there is a lot to be celebrated that will be discussed here, there is also a lot to be done.  We’ll be sharing more on that later. I just spoke at the Living Products … Continued

July 21, 2016

Designing a Business – Inspired By Nature Part 3

Water Stewardship No water is used in the manufacturing of Bark House® Poplar Bark Shingles and Wall Coverings.  This is a big deal given that the Industry sector uses 5% of US fresh-water according to the EPA and the manufacturing of wood is a major part of that. The US Department of Interior Geological Survey website … Continued

July 07, 2016

A River Connects It

Project:       Camusrory Architect:   Reader & Swartz Architects, P.C. Location:     Shenandoah River, VA Details Provided By Architectural Team of Reader & Swartz:  New construction designed by the Architect so the client could enjoy the river and spend time with family. The house is comprised of three open truss, shed roofed … Continued

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