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  • Architecture
  • Association
  • Builders & architects - Grade Sheets
  • Builders & architects - How Two
  • Builders & architects - The Great Rule Book
  • Construction
  • Consumer - How To
  • Consumer - Projects
  • Design
  • DIY
  • Explores the possibilities of pine
  • Featured
  • Front Page
  • Industry
  • Monographs
  • NELMA
  • News
  • State/Province
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Trends in timber construction
  • Uncategorized
  • Videos
  • Wood geeks
  • WPM Newsletter

Of Wood and Glass

Picture this:  You’re sitting in your newly remodeled lakeside cabin.  Your architect talked a lot about being inspired by the surrounding nature and wanted to …

Builder Summit Experiments with Construction Techniques to Revive an Abandoned Quarry in Hungary

It’s no secret that we are big fans of Hello Wood, a creative architecture firm focused on showcasing wood and other sustainable materials.  They recently …

The Modern Farmhouse Trend

Modern Farmhouse, Rustic Contemporary, Country Modern, Industrial Cozy, whatever you call it, the trend of combining the natural and aged materials as well as traditional …

Three Facts About Eastern White Pine.

1.  The tallest tree in New York is a white pine, standing at 174′ tall.   In 2021, the white pine known as Tree 103, which …

Upgrade your basement upside.

The basement renovation project is a hot one, often tackled by DIY homeowners. An often overlooked opportunity for these renovations is to look up.  The …

We’ve got you surrounded.

This is not the first time we have featured design firm Hello Wood on the NELMA blog (See Jet House here),  and this public project …