Wooden curtain walling

Most architects are aware that, despite being flammable, wood reacts very well against fire. Sustainable architecture is converting wood, an ancient material, into the innovative building material of the future. Its known virtues of warmth, beauty and elegance are complemented with the growing values of ecology...

Architects trust the structural use of wooden beams to combine beauty and sustainability. One innovation is wooden curtain walling. The concept of sustainable architecture seeks construction and building solutions that prioritise all that is sustainable and ecological and that, at the same time, spur creativity and...

Construction with this material reduces the carbon dioxide in atmosphere because wood is able to store CO2. Sustainable architecture seeks construction, urban planning and habitability responses starting with a way of living, and creating, that respects the environment. It is a philosophical attitude that nevertheless requires...

It is the seal that guarantees that the product complies with the European building regulations. A certificate recognised all over the world for its quality and safety. The CE marking or Certificate of Compliance (Conformité Européenne in French) is a certificate awarded by the European Union. Obtaining it...

In the plan presented by the city authorities, the creation of a “materials passport” for the construction of new buildings stands out. The “ring model” or “doughnut model”, created by the Oxford economist Kate Raworth, is the inspiration for Amsterdam's plan to design a city based...

Architecture seeks sustainable solutions to continue evolving. Some answers lie in wood as the principal ecological building material. Thanks to wood's certifications for structural use, architecture is evolving with ecological innovation solutions. One example is wooden curtain walling. It is a natural alternative to other non-sustainable...