Architecture Design - April 2015- Although it may seem counter-intuitive, it would be better if we built
buildings from wood than from concrete, brick, aluminium and steel. We use millions of tonnes of these modern materials every year. They
have many valuable properties, but are energy-intensive to create,
accounting for around 16% of the entire planets' fossil fuel production.
Instead we could be using wood, which is also strong, renewable, and
plentiful – we use only a fraction of the world’s...