Collection by Luke Hopping

Take Me to Birch: 8 Houses that Make Use of Birch Wood


Affordable, durable birch wood makes an eye-catching addition to these homes.

Carpenter Matti Salminen, a family friend, built the birch cabinets and island for the kitchen of a new home outside of...
The outbuilding serves as a studio, a guest house, and a playroom.
In the kitchen, the architects contrasted the oak floor, bamboo cabinetry, and birch walls and ceiling with what...
The cabinet doors of the living room wall unit, in birch veneer painted a calming gray, slide with silken ease but...
“We left the roof exactly as it was, with the old four-by-eight-foot modules,” Depardon explains, noting that the...
Custom birch millwork, fabricated by Toronto's Gibson Greenwood, defines a home office space on the second floor.
"Rather than trying to fit the furniture into the apartment, we decided to fit the apartment into the furniture," says...
"We took a lot of time designing the cabinets," Baird says.
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