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.
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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