Archinect - Brendan Callander UBC 2014-04-23T19:52:07-04:00 http://archinect.com/blog/article/92110352/woodlands-community-garden-shed Woodlands Community Garden Shed Brendan Callander 2014-01-26T02:21:26-05:00 >2014-01-27T22:21:55-05:00 <p><strong>Completed:</strong>&nbsp;2014</p><p><strong>Design and Construction Team:</strong><br>Brendan Callander<br>Jason Pielak<br>Stella Cheung-Boyland</p><p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Woodlands Park, Vancouver. 705 Woodland Drive.</p><p>This garden shed was designed and constructed in partnership by UBC architecture students and the Woodlands Community Garden Club. This structure is the focal point of the garden, and it acts as a gathering spot for local education programs, and as well as a practical storage solution. The unique form of the shed was designed to prevent shadows from being cast on surrounding garden plots while at the same time shading the central meeting space. The client(s) also requested that the use of chemicals be avoided on site to prevent leaching into the soil. Our solution was to use charred cedar siding as a natural way of protecting the wood. The charred surface also doubles as a chalk-board wall, providing a surface for children and instructors to write on. In addition to the charred-cedar siding, a herring-bone patterned lattice system was ...</p>