Monthly Archives: March 2012

Texas-sized beams are true works of art.

Our friends at Structurlam have been doing some big things. Like building 58 of these 107-foot long mammoth beams for a new building being constructed at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. This is no ordinary building. The … Continue reading

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South Bonson Community Centre

The South Bonson Community Centre is the heart of the Pitt Meadow community of Bonson.  The setting is beautifully located on the banks of the Fraser River on the site of an old saw mill. There are clusters of townhouses, … Continue reading

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Bark Shingled Homes = Ummm…Awesome!

I was recently perusing the interwebs when something caught my eye. Bark houses it said. I thought, pfft, nah….that’d never hold up, but I couldn’t be more wrong! The home of writer Nan Chase has proven to be an amazing … Continue reading

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BRODA® coatings help green up the new VanDusen Gardens Visitor Centre.

It took more than a decade of planning and 17 months of construction, but VanDusen Gardens’ new centerpiece of green building is now open to the public. And we are proud to say BRODA® Coatings are a part of it. … Continue reading

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CBR and BRODA® get ClimateSmart

Our company was founded in Vancouver and Whistler, and even though our job is to make low-VOC coatings that protect buildings from the elements, we know we are all part of the natural world. So to help lighten our footprint, … Continue reading

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Are you getting maximum absorption? All acrylic coatings are not the same.

In the can, one acrylic coating looks pretty much like another. But at the chemical level, they can be quite different. One of the benefits of a water-based low-VOC coating is that wood is very receptive to the absorption of … Continue reading

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