Project of the Month

  • Sansin Finishes Featured in Nuclear Laboratory Building

    Sansin Finishes Featured in Nuclear Laboratory Building

    July 2021 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The Site Entrance Building at the Chalk River Laboratories in Ontario, which is managed by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), is one of the first federal government buildings built out of mass timber. Featuring mass timber as a sustainable building material is key in helping reduce the carbon emission … Read more

  • First-of-Its-Kind Veterans Center Features Sansin Fire-Retardant Finishes

    First-of-Its-Kind Veterans Center Features Sansin Fire-Retardant Finishes

    June 2021 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The National Veterans Resource Center (NVRC) at Syracuse University in New York is a one-of-a-kind educational facility that is dedicated to veterans, military families, and the community at large. SHoP Architects created a thoughtful design that artfully accommodates the building’s many uses with meeting areas, classrooms, offices and … Read more

  • Sansin Wood Sealer Provides Ultimate Protection for Coastal Hotel

    Sansin Wood Sealer Provides Ultimate Protection for Coastal Hotel

    May 2021 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The Zorghotel de Egmonden in the Dutch coastal region of North Holland features fully-equipped and handicap accessible upscale holiday apartments for those recovering from surgery or needing special accommodations. Constructed by Tervoort and designed by Swan Art To Build, the curved thermally modified frake wood cladding is protected with … Read more

  • Sansin Finishes Protect Nature-Centric Student Center

    Sansin Finishes Protect Nature-Centric Student Center

    April 2021 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The New Student Centre Building at Laurentian University in Ontario, Canada, features a sustainable design that helps the building blend with its surroundings. The design team, comprised of Yallowega Bélanger Salach Architecture and Gow Hastings Architects, incorporated wood, glass and metal to create a comfortable living room-like gathering … Read more

  • Sansin Protects Laycock Park Pedestrian Bridge in Calgary

    Sansin Protects Laycock Park Pedestrian Bridge in Calgary

    March 2021 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The City of Calgary’s Laycock Park Pedestrian Bridge in Alberta, Canada, features two 37-meter (121 foot) glulam girders made of Alaskan Yellow Cedar — fabricated by Western Archrib and installed by Volker Stevin. The bridge replaces one that partially washed away during a flood, reconnects the city’s north-south … Read more

  • Sansin Protects Modern Rustic Getaway in Rural Washington

    Sansin Protects Modern Rustic Getaway in Rural Washington

    February 2021 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION This new 3,300-square-foot home, designed by H2D Architecture & Design and constructed by Carlisle Classic Homes, was built as a weekend family getaway on Guemes Island in Washington with a ‘rustic modern’ vibe. Beautiful wooden elements, coated with Sansin finishes and applied by Professional Finishes, offer eco-friendly, durable … Read more

  • Sansin Protects Kayu Wood Decks on Michigan Home

    Sansin Protects Kayu Wood Decks on Michigan Home

    January 2021 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION This 3,000-square foot home is nestled into a wooded setting in Michigan, mindfully occupying the space between the ground and the tree canopy. Designed by Mathison | Mathison Architects, the residence is deeply rooted in sustainability – from its placement and orientation to materials and features, including SIPS … Read more

  • Sansin Protects First Mass Timber Structure in Washington State

    Sansin Protects First Mass Timber Structure in Washington State

    December 2020 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The five-story Catalyst building in Spokane, WA, is the first office building in the state constructed of environmentally friendly cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels, which were sourced by Katerra. The 150,000-square foot project was designed by Michael Green Architecture to be one of the largest zero-carbon, zeroenergy buildings in … Read more

  • Stunning California Hills Cedar Home Protected by Sansin

    Stunning California Hills Cedar Home Protected by Sansin

    November 2020 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION Sited on the edge of a wooded bluff in the hills of northern California, this spectacular home was designed by Oculus Architecture & Design to appear as if it organically grew out of the terrain. The terraced back sprawls over the slope, complementing the natural contours of the … Read more

  • Sansin Coatings Help Glulam Panels Go the Distance

    Sansin Coatings Help Glulam Panels Go the Distance

    November 2020 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The stunning new Hayward Field – a “theater” for track and field events at the University of Oregon designed by SRG Partnership – showcases 462 Douglas fir glulam pieces manufactured by Western Archrib and protected with Sansin’s low-VOC, high-performing architectural finishes. KP-12UVW and Precision Coat ENS in a … Read more