Wood is important in modern architecture and sees a growing demand as a sustainable building material. New processing techniques allow a host of new possibilities and contemporary architects are welcoming them.
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.
More than 100 cities worldwide get at least 70 percent of their electricity from renewable sources, according to a new initiative. How did they manage and what can we learn from them?
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