Project of the Month

  • Sansin Finishes Showcase Wood in Learning Environment

    Sansin Finishes Showcase Wood in Learning Environment

    October 2020 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION Capturing the natural elements of wood and the architectural interplay of light and space, architect firm Farrow Partners designed an elegant and welcoming new entrance, atrium lobby and office area at Toronto Montessori School, forming and shaping the wood to offer a fresh face to the facility. The … Read more

  • Sansin SDF Protects & Highlights Beams on Award-Winning Home

    Sansin SDF Protects & Highlights Beams on Award-Winning Home

    July 2020 —–   NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The design team at Mira Timber Frame used a custom color of Sansin SDF to protect and showcase the Douglas Fir beams for a 1,500-square-foot modern farmhouse in Alberta, Canada. The open-concept timber frame home replaces an old farmhouse on the property, and utilizes natural materials that … Read more

  • Sansin Finishes Create Gradient Effect for Award-Winning Building

    Sansin Finishes Create Gradient Effect for Award-Winning Building

    June 2020 —–   NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The Fenix I is an iconic, historic building in the South Holland city of Rotterdam that recently underwent a major renovation to create 484,375-square feet of mixed-use space. Designed by architect C.N. van Goor to merge old and new, the immense building houses 212 new loft apartments … Read more

  • DPR Selects Sansin Finishes for First CLT Building in Sacramento

    DPR Selects Sansin Finishes for First CLT Building in Sacramento

    April 2020 —–   NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION DPR Construction in Sacramento pushed the envelope on sustainable design with a two-story headquarters building, which restored and expanded an existing 1940s building into a “Living Lab.” The office building features a custom designed biophilic wall centerpiece with low maintenance, low energy, and cost effective wood features … Read more

  • Ipe and Sansin’s SDF Finish – A Perfect Match

    Ipe and Sansin’s SDF Finish – A Perfect Match

    February 2020 —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION High density Ipe wood is found in many parts of North America. Sansin dealers and contractors often ask what we recommend for Ipe beautification and protection. Sansin SDF with SDF Topcoat is well-suited for Ipe, as shown in this photo at a Florida terrace restaurant right by the … Read more

  • Sansin’s Hot Hues Showcased On White Cedar Saunas

    Sansin’s Hot Hues Showcased On White Cedar Saunas

    January 2020—– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION The story of the Petit Moulin du 4 miles began with a love of wood and the forest. The owners are so passionate about wood they have planted some 600,000 trees in northern Quebec and British Columbia over the last 30 years. They have now settled in La Patrie, … Read more

  • Sansin Protects Wood In Healing Environment

    Sansin Protects Wood In Healing Environment

    November 2019 – Commercial —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION Research has shown that exposure to natural elements – including wood visible in the built environment – reduces stress, promotes relaxation, and aids in recovery. This is an important aspect at the Heartfelt House, housing families of hospital patients who are undergoing treatment at Sacred Heart … Read more

  • Sansin Beautifies Community Campus, Inside and Out

    Sansin Beautifies Community Campus, Inside and Out

    October 2019 – Commercial —–   NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION Designed by Lubor Trubka Associates Architects, the Tsleil–Waututh First Nation wanted to build a community campus in North Vancouver, BC, that would serve as the hub of the community and be expressive of the Nation’s philosophy and cultural heritage. By pairing mass timber elements such … Read more

  • Killarney Mountain Lodge

    Killarney Mountain Lodge

    September 2019 – Commercial —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION In 2019 a massive new structure at Killarney Mountain Lodge was unveiled – a new convention center called Canada House. This stunning 34,000 square foot facility is currently the largest log conference center in the world. White pine logs were sourced from Quebec and Ontario, and … Read more

  • Sansin SDF Helps Bring Wharf History Alive in Québec City

    Sansin SDF Helps Bring Wharf History Alive in Québec City

    April 2019 – Commercial —– NATURALLY PERFECT® WOOD PROTECTION Commissioned by the Government of Québec and designed by ABCP Architecture, the objective of Place des Canotiers was to transform a vast surface parking lot into a public place by creating a multi-storey parking structure at the foot of Old Québec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. … Read more