Wood has become the new sustainable alternative to traditional construction materials. In WoodLovers we believe in the importance of using the new more environmentally friendly and ecological liveable architecture which looks to use resources provided by nature to the full to create places which respect their setting. This new trend in architecture and in ways of thinking has been christened bio-architecture.
New ways of creating
Bio-architecture encourages concern for the environment, thanks to the use of materials which have a sustainable life cycle, i.e. non-toxic, renewable, abundant materials which have been extracted in an environmentally-friendly way.
The benefits of bio-architecture aren’t only reflected in the environment. It integrates nature into the home and, living in a house which respects its setting, helps to create a healthy and relaxed atmosphere which improves the state of mind of its inhabitants.
Wood as an element of connection
The environmental benefits of real wood go beyond that of being a sustainable material. Wood is an element which helps control CO2 emissions, it is recyclable, it isn’t toxic and it is biodegradable and its use in construction improves the environment progressively.
Although it is one of the most used material in bio-architecture, it doesn’t make a home eco-efficient on its own. To achieve a habitat in harmony with the environment, it is necessary to combine the use of wood with other raw materials such as stone, marble, clay or gypsum, and by avoiding toxic materials damaging to the environment such as PVC or petroleum derivatives.