5 Largest Things to Ever be Shipped

American Pole & Timber is no stranger to shipping oversized timber products across the United States and overseas.  That’s why we thought it’d be great to share some of the largest things ever shipped.  Without further introduction, take a look at 5 of the largest things ever shipped overseas. 5. Nuclear Submarines Via defensetech.org While…

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The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Claire Latané

An all new episode of The Landscape Architecture Podcast is out now! What would a school look like if it was designed with mental health in mind? Too many public schools look and feel like prisons, designed out of fear of vandalism and truancy. But we know that nurturing environments are better for learning. Research…

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The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Annie “Guns” Bergelin

A brand new episode of the The Landscape Architecture Podcast is here! This episode is brought to you by American Pole and Timber.  In this episode of the Landscape Architecture podcast the crew hikes the Appalachian Trail. Listen to the new episode here: https://www.larchitect.org/annie-guns-bergelin

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5 Fascinating Weapons Made Out of Wood

In a world where wars are fought with modern technology and militaries, sometimes the interesting and unique weapons of our past can be forgotten.  We put together a list of weapons that are not only unique, but are commonly made from wood.  Without a further ado, take a look at 5 of the most fascinating…

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The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Robert Andrade

The Landscape Architecture Podcast

A brand new episode of the The Landscape Architecture Podcast is here! In this episode, Robert Andrade explores the values and meaning embedded in materials symbols and structures of the built environment by employing the use of industrial materials and construction methods evocative of urban spaces and various landscape typologies. Andrade is also interested in…

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The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Nick Straabe and Jason Wan

The Landscape Architecture Podcast

An all new episode of The Landscape Architecture Podcast is out! As a licensed landscape architect, Nick Straabe is currently focused on the design, specification, sales, implementation and management of low voltage lighting and irrigation systems for Hunter Industries.  Jason Wan establishes Maintains and Builds relationships with Landscape Architects for Hunter Industries. Listen to the…

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The Landscape Architecture Podcast: Paul and Jack Haden

The Landscape Architecture Podcast

The latest episode of the The Landscape Architecture Podcast is here! In this episode, Paul and Jack Haden have a conversation during a post occupancy walkthrough in Playa Vista. They discuss the history of the site, framing & patterns, social gardens & structures, the use of common grounds, and a successful community garden. Listen to…

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10 Longest Wooden Ships Ever Built

10 Longest Ships Wyoming Schooner

Did you know that some of the longest wooden ships date all the way back to the 17th century?  Unfortunately all of the ships were destroyed in way or another, but their likenesses were fortunate to be captured in paintings.  So, without further ado, down below we have gathered ten of some of the longest…

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What is Fire Retardant Lumber?

Fire retardant lumber is lumber that has been chemically treated to resist ignition and flame-spread with the primary goals of giving people more time to react to the fire and to minimize damage to the structure. How Does Fire Retardant Lumber Work? When it comes to fire, there are three things that are needed for…

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Lumber Futures Are Dropping: What About Current Prices?

With reports of lumber futures prices dropping, lumber customers are expecting to see lower prices at lumber yards now but that’s not happening yet. Demand Still Outpaces Supply The demand for lumber is still through the roof. From home builders to professional contractors, to Do-It-Yourselfer’s, lumber is being snatched up as soon as it hits…

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