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Kimbell Art Museum Expansion Complete. Big, Beautiful, BRODA Coated Beams Featured in Architectural Record

An addition to what has been called ‘one of modern architecture’s greatest monuments’, the expansion of the Kimbell Art Museum in Texas, by Renzo Piano, has opened to great acclaim. Its iconic beams were created right here in BC by … Continue reading

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Improving Indoor Air Quality = AFM Safecoat ® Hardseal Wood Sealer!

Serving my Client as a “Butler On Call” the challenge was presented to improve the indoor quality of a Family’s ski chalet.  The youngest son in particular must deal with chemical sensitivity health concerns (MCS and EHS Electro Hyper Sensitivity). … Continue reading

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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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VIU Deep Bay Shellfish Centre

John Hemsworth of McFarland Marceau Architects Ltd contacted me in October of 2009 to inquire about a coating for huge glulam beams on a project he was working on. This project turned out to be the Vancouver Island University’s Centre … Continue reading

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