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.
Legendary luxury watch brands, for which Switzerland is known worldwide, originate from La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle. The watchmaking metropolis has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2009.
A lot of our BBQ charcoal comes from tropical forests, and this can contribute to deforestation, a survey has found. But there are alternatives for more environmentally friendly grilling. How good are they?
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?
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