Stikwood Peel-and-Stick Solid Wood Paneling

I spotted Stikwood during last month's Architectural Design Home Show, where the Sacramento-based company launched their new Charcoal wood finish made of American oak that resembles the Japanese scorched-wood technique, Shou-sugi-ban. Dating back to 1700's Japan, wood charring was originally used as a natural sealant. First launched in 2012, Stikwood manufactures the world's first peel-and-stick,… Continue reading Stikwood Peel-and-Stick Solid Wood Paneling

Denim by TorZo Surfaces

Recycled denim scraps have previously found new life as insulation, but the fabric has now been transformed into a durable architectural finish. To turn your Levis into panels, TorZo Surfaces takes a base construction of 80% post-industrial recycled denim fabric scraps and infuses it with a nontoxic acrylic resin. Penetrating completely through the raw Denim board, the infusion… Continue reading Denim by TorZo Surfaces

The 4 Best Things About Greenbuild 2014

Greenbuild made its first visit to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center last week in New Orleans.  © Rita Catinella Orrell 1. The Weather New Orleans is quite comfortable in late October. You can walk around the city without breaking a sweat and don't need to seek air conditioned shelter every five minutes in order to… Continue reading The 4 Best Things About Greenbuild 2014