Wood is an important building material in modern architecture. New wood processing techniques allow architects an ever growing number of possibilities and more spectacular designs.
Forget steel and concrete — wood is the latest go-to material for building skyscrapers. The renewable resource has high potential.
When you think "sustainability," building with wood isn't necessarily the first thing that comes to mind. But a deeper look at the growing trend begs the question: Could wood be a key sustainable resource of our future?
The US Department of Energy celebrated eco-innovation with an international competition, praising host city Colorado for environmental advocacy — even as it proposes rolling back federal support for renewables.
Though Germany's burial laws are stricter than most in Europe, forest funerals are beginning to gain in popularity. But how green are they really? Tamsin Walker went to find out.
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