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We’re pleased to help bring colour to another Project in Place Community Playground.

Vancouver-based landscape architects Sharp & Diamond are doing it again with their Projects in Place Society. This non-profit group brings construction professionals together with the general public to design and implement projects that benefit their community. The CBR Projects / … Continue reading

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Apple-box siding makes this is one of the sweetest cabin designs around,coated with wood finish stains by Broda.

One of our BRODA ® customers, Shamus Finnegan at Green Suite Painting, recently sent us some pictures of his off-the-grid cabin currently under construction in the Okanogan Valley. Design builder Goodweather­ set out to transform this 5 acre farm into … Continue reading

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Landscape Architects use vibrant BRODA ® colours to put the finishing touch on a playground project with the Projects in Place Society.

Landscape architects are generally pretty busy folks. But Bryce Gauthier of Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture has made the time to co-found an organization called Projects in Place – a volunteer-run non-profit society that brings construction professionals together with the … Continue reading

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Coolest B-Side wooden coffee table EVER!

When we saw this amazing retro design by Jeff Skierka, we just had to post it. It’s a 12;1 scale replica of a cassette tape done in hardwood. According to the ‘Man Made’ web site where we saw the post, … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Learning & Cultural Centre at Royal Roads University in Victoria

The Aboriginal Learning & Cultural Centre, at Royal Roads University, designed by McFarland Marceau Architects and built by Kinetic Construction, is situated at a tranquil spot on the edge of Esquimalt Lagoon, with delightful views in every direction. The design … Continue reading

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BRODA ® Clarity Acrylic finish makes old concrete floor into a colourful design statement.

This note from a satisfied homeowner in British Columbia: “I just wanted to share with you how we used BRODA® Clarity MC to coat a concrete floor – with very green and exciting results. Our cabin has a utility room … Continue reading

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Childcare Centre built to LEED standards w/ Broda Clarity + Pro-Thane

Hastings Park Childcare Centre, in Vancouver, is a fantastic 7,100 square foot facility that sits beautifully located on Renfrew Street on a sloped hill facing mountain views and opening out to a lovely view of the racetrack.  It has 44 … 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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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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Log home designing from scratch.

If you have always dreamed of designing your own log home, but were never sure where to start, check out this newsletter from Murray Arnott Design. It’s a practical approach, starting with Data Acquisition, then moving to Evaluation before even … Continue reading

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