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What the Pros Know: Trade Secrets

 

 

Four architects share their favorite new trade secrets — from home technology advances to innovative building materials

 

by Ingrid Abramovitch

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingMICHAEL DAVIS

 

“For a Manhattan loft, we used wood from dilapidated farm structures. Elmwood Reclaimed Timber removes nails and bolts and pressure-washes the wood to reveal its natural patina. Instead of using chemicals or varnishes, Elmwood kiln-dries the planks to eliminate shrinkage and splitting.” Read more