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.
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?
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?
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.
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