NIGIRI shou sugi ban charred Accoya designed and manufactured by reSAWN TIMBER co. was used on this Okoboji lake house in Iowa. Designed by Substance Architecture, the home is unified under a single shed roof and was designed to preserve the large existing trees on the grounds, and to create a front courtyard which allows views of the lake through the house from the street.
Substance Architecture is a collaborative design practice established in Des Moines, Iowa in 2005. The firm brings together the talent and expertise of some of the region’s most recognised design professionals engaged in the disciplines of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Design.
NIGIRI can be used for interior or exterior wall cladding. It touches on the growing shift towards sustainably focused wood cladding materials that require little maintenance and weather naturally in place.
Applications used in this project: Cladding