Monthly Archives: April 2013

A beautiful wood home, in less space than some walk-in closets.

Want the beauty and elegance of a handcrafted wood home without the big footprint price tag? Think tiny. Like, 140 square feet tiny. In a space smaller than some bathrooms, Chris and Malissa Tack designed a whole home, with gable … Continue reading

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Paint and wood stain Colour Trends for 2013 – we’ve got ‘em.

Pantone®, makers of designer color books and printing inks, is one of the largest online resources for tints and hues, and they regularly release their hot colors for the season. Very useful for an architect when determining a coating specification … Continue reading

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Wood stain power for April showers – you CAN stain in damp weather!

It may be blossom season in Vancouver, but April and May can still bring a lot of cool, damp weather throughout Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Fortunately, BRODA ® PRO-TEK-TOR natural oil wood stain works great in these kinds … Continue reading

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What’s under that Green Roof? Green Roofs 101

We see these roofs on ground-breaking green buildings. We may even know that they help to moderate a building’s temperature and control storm water in urban areas. But what makes them work? What different kinds of technology are used? If … Continue reading

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