With natural disasters occurring more often and more regularly, it’s become clear that humans and the buildings we live in are quite vulnerable. It’s so important that we learn from every disaster and resolve to design and construct buildings that are more resilient than ever.
The term “Shou-Sugi-Ban” is Japanese (焼杉板) and literally translates to “burnt cedar board”. The term is commonly used to describe the centuries old Japanese technique of charring “Sugi” (cedar) planks used for residential siding, fencing, and decking projects, now being used in the west for more aesthetic reasons.
Parker Burrer has been experimenting with different materials while designing custom creations for his customers. He used live edge lumber and metal legs to create these stunning tables.
Parker Burrer is one of those master craftsmen who likes to play around with different styles when designing custom creations for his customers. He uses a healthy mix of old school craftsmanship with modern technology.
Hurricane Irma recently pummeled Florida with high winds and record breaking storm surges, but that didn't dampen the spirits of Team Eco!