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How a Timber Barn Can Improve Your Property

If you have extra space on your property, a timber barn can provide you with an aesthetically pleasing way to improve and utilize your land. A well-built timber barn is incredibly durable and can withstand the elements for many…

Is a Heavy Timber Home the Same as a Log Home?

Building a cabin and creating your dream aesthetic depends on careful planning, technique, and the correct material. The two most common options for achieving a wooden look are heavy timber cabins and log homes. Both structures contain timber, but…

What Is Heavy Timber?

“Heavy Timber” is a term used in construction that refers to large pieces of wood used for structural integrity and/or design. The Canadian Wood Council defines heavy timber as pieces that exceed 140mm in their smallest cross-sectional dimension. In…

What Exactly Is Meant by Timber-Steel Integration?

Timber is a beautiful, sustainable, and versatile construction material. Unfortunately, timber is not a perfect material, and there is one major drawback. With BC residing in a seismic zone, it is essential to consider how timber structures will perform during…

Do Timber Frames Cost More?

The frame of a building is one of the most important structural components. It must be strong enough to support the weight of the roof, walls, and additional loads such as wind or water. The frame also plays a…

Are Timber Frame Homes Sustainable?

Timber wood framing is commonly found in indoor and outdoor living spaces. The rise in popularity of timber framing in British Columbia has led to many developments opting for wood compared to steel or concrete. But is timber framing…

Why Use Timber Frames?

Timber frames are becoming more and more popular across British Columbia. Timber frames are a simple, cost-efficient, and efficient way to build the structure of a home. Additionally, timber frames offer numerous benefits that make them a favorite amongst…

Loving Lasqueti

Barge & helicopter projects are always exciting for our clients and crew.  Aside from the wet weather, and a few unexpected logistical hiccups (that are somehow still expected), this remote job on Lasqueti Island has been going extremely smooth!…

Build Magazine

Check out this years edition of Build Magazine for some stunning photos of our Bowen Island project.  We are both proud and grateful to have our project featured on the cover this year!