October 26th, 2022 | Our lens
The Comeback of Wood Construction
Buildings are heavy polluters. They account for about 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
The construction phase alone represents 10%, and most of this is the result of the materials used.
While making cement and steel greener is a priority, another alternative exists. Wood construction is not only less harmful to the environment; it actually can generate a positive environmental impact. In fact, wood is the only truly renewable building material.