Material Spotlight: 11 Hardworking Uses of Western Red Cedar
By Byron Loker –
Durable, long-lasting, and insect-resistant, Western red cedar has been a building material of choice for generations. In fact, Native Americans on the western seaboard were historically known to prefer this hardy wood for their building needs.
Along with its functional nature, its soft and warm visage makes it a strong candidate for any modern space. Here are a few homes that have put it to use in imaginative ways—in both interior spaces and on exterior surfaces.