Project of the Month

  • Halfmoon Bay Cabin Showcases Light & Dark with Sansin

    Halfmoon Bay Cabin Showcases Light & Dark with Sansin

    October 2022 —– Tucked along British Columbia’s idyllic Sunshine Coast, the angular Halfmoon Bay Cabin is designed and owned by architect Patrick Warren of Frits de Vries Architects + Associates and built by Vernon Construction. The dramatic dark exterior – Western Red Cedar coated in Sansin SDF Onyx – contrasts nicely with the natural wooded … Read more

  • Guinness Record-Winning Paddle Protected With Sansin

    Guinness Record-Winning Paddle Protected With Sansin

    September 2022 —– The world’s largest canoe paddle, which is constructed with 100-feet of Eastern white cedar and nicknamed the Big Dipper, recently won a Guinness World Record for its massive size. The sixton paddle represents the most prevalent means of transportation in the early days of the Georgian Bay village of Killarney, Ontario, and … Read more

  • Ski Lodge Gets a Lift from Sansin Finishes

    Ski Lodge Gets a Lift from Sansin Finishes

    June 2022 —– Osler Bluff Clubhouse in Collingwood Ontario is a family-oriented ski club where members and guests gather in a spirit of shared enjoyment of winter and the outdoors. The Western Red Cedar cladding and soffits, as well as the real wood timbers, were proudly protected using the Sansin SDF and ENS finishing system. … Read more

  • Sansin WoodForce Protects Mediterranean Gem

    Sansin WoodForce Protects Mediterranean Gem

    May 2022 —– The Accoya wood on this beautiful home near the coast of Spain, is coated with Sansin’s WoodForce treatment in a modern Sky Grey color. The coastal climate requires a finish that is durable to hold up to heat and humidity. Additionally, the owner wanted a color for the Accoya that would complement … Read more

  • Mass Timber and Sansin Greet Thousands in Transit

    Mass Timber and Sansin Greet Thousands in Transit

    April 2022 —– The Smart VMC Bus Terminal in Vaughan, Ontario, features a sustainable, innovative design that uses wood to offer a warm welcome to passengers. Phase one of the largest redevelopment project in North America, the terminal connects the subway station below with the suburban bus transport, serving thousands of passengers a day. Dubbed … Read more

  • Award-Winning LEED Platinum Library in U.S. Capital Protected with Sansin

    Award-Winning LEED Platinum Library in U.S. Capital Protected with Sansin

    March 2022 —– The Southwest Library in Washington, DC, recently won the coveted 2021 Wood Design & Building Sansin Award. The light-filled library was designed by Perkins&Will to emphasize the building’s connection to the community and the natural setting of the park it overlooks. The open, airy design is an invitation for the community to … Read more

  • Centre to Cultivate Tsawwassen’s Next Generation Protected with Sansin

    Centre to Cultivate Tsawwassen’s Next Generation Protected with Sansin

    February 2022 —– The 12,000-square foot Tsawwassen Youth Centre was developed by the Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) as a place for learning, nurturing and preparing the TFN youth to become the next generation of leadership. To ensure the design reflected their needs, TFN involved young people throughout the development process. The proximity to the Salish … Read more

  • Sansin Enhances Durability of  Alaskan Yellow Cedar on Outdoor Pavilion

    Sansin Enhances Durability of Alaskan Yellow Cedar on Outdoor Pavilion

    January 2022 —– A highly anticipated covered outdoor rink at Gore Meadows Community Centre in Brampton, ON, was brought to life with the help of Sansin. The four-season structure is the first of its kind in the city. It hosts community events in the summer and ice skating in the winter. Designed by ZAS Architects … Read more

  • Sansin Protects California’s First Multi-Story, CLT Mass Timber Building

    Sansin Protects California’s First Multi-Story, CLT Mass Timber Building

    December 2021 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION A first-of-its kind building in San Francisco is protected with Sansin. Considered a milestone for mass timber in California, the 134,000-square foot triangular 1 De Haro is the first cross-laminated timber (CLT) structure in San Francisco and is also California’s first multi-story mass timber building. The mixed-use commercial … Read more

  • Contemporary Lakeside Estate Upgraded with Sansin

    Contemporary Lakeside Estate Upgraded with Sansin

    November 2021 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION This lakeside retreat in Washington state features a modern main house, guest house and barn with rich Western Red Cedar siding and solid sawn Douglas Fir timbers that were hand-selected from British Columbia. Built in 2017, the owners were struggling with the performance of the original protective finish. … Read more