Smith & Fong Plyboo: The Original Bamboo Panel. Smith & Fong created both the product and the market for bamboo architectural plywood panels more than two decades ago. I’m happy to say today our panel business is stronger than ever, and we continue to stock and supply the market with the highest quality and greatest […]
Massachusetts General Hospital, The Lunder Building is recognized by Architectural Record for its LEED Gold certification. Heathcare Facilities are moving to a new philosophy, fostering wellness by providing natural environments that help promote healing for sick patients. Massachusetts General Hospital features a floor to ceiling, glass atrium with live hanging plants that are viewable through […]
There is nothing more important than having the right ambiance in your luxury condominium, apartment, or loft space. Our company understands how painstakingly hard you’ve worked to ensure that your residents live in the epitome of comfort, so we’ve designed flooring systems to put your construction plans closer to that goal. Plyboo offers two incredibly […]
Simply Fish is all about seriously fresh and sustainable fish at this new restaurant in the heart of Camden, England. But the concept of sustainability does not stop at the menu! This invitingly light, stylish interior has been created with the use of eco friendly, rapidly renewable Bamboo products from Smith & Fong Plyboo. Click here to read the full story.
Massachusetts General Hospital, The Lunder Building is recognized by Architectural Record for its LEED Gold certification.
Recovery Room with Plyboo Headboard and Shelf
Heathcare Facilities are moving to a new philosophy, fostering wellness by providing natural environments that help promote healing for sick patients. Massachusetts General Hospital features a floor to ceiling, glass atrium with live hanging plants that are viewable through patient recovery rooms. Natural materials are incorporated into the interior design for aesthetics and because of their low VOC properties.
Massachusetts General Hospital Lunder Building is a tribute to a growing commitment to environmental construction. More than a third of all the materials used for construction were recycled or locally extracted or manufactured materials. Quickly renewable materials, such as bamboo plywood, was utilized further reducing environmental impacts. Plyboo® is proud to be one of the products that enabled Mass General to achieve Gold certification by contributing LEED credit points to the project.
Plyboo Edge Grain Amber plywood was chosen as the product of choice for its FSC certification for sustainable forestry and for its low emitting SoyBond adhesive which is 100% formaldehyde free. Over 1000 sheets of plywood were fabricated into wall cladding and shelving for the patient recovery rooms, benches and featured wall seating in the public spaces, and veneer on the sub-level radiation doors.
As you know, PlybooSquared was featured in the EcoFabulous Modern Living House in the Dwell on Design Show in Los Angeles last month. It was a wildly successful showing, and the media center made with Plyboosquared bamboo plywood and bamboo veneer got lots of attention; it even makes a cameo in this video featured on TakePart.com.
Here is a video to explore the many uses and types of bamboo flooring offered by Plyboo. The video introduces it’s easy to install fitness flooring appropriately named PlybooFit. All of the bamboo flooring featured in the video is appropriate for residential and commercial use. To learn more about which type of palm or bamboo floor will work best for your space, contact us: 866-835-0577.