Photo: Alexey Knyazev
As restorative architects, we’re big fans of wood for construction. A space defined by wood automatically creates an emotional connection to nature.
Wood is an easily renewable resource. This makes it ideal for building, as long as it’s responsibly sourced, local and certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. Wood also requires less embodied energy as a building material, compared to alternatives such as concrete and steel that require substantial fossil fuels to create.
This article from Architectural Digest offers 10 examples of wood construction:
The World’s 10 Most Incredible Buildings Made Entirely of Wood
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From Sweden to Thailand, these stunning structures prove the inimitability of natural materials in architecture […]