Wood is a traditional, but also a modern building material. In combination with metal, glass or plastics it occupies a huge area of application. We now use wood in housing construction, joinery, interior and garden furniture or other assemblies and items. We learned to find its flaws, qualities and also to enhance its basic characteristics. Long story short, we learned to ennoble it.
A wooden house is very resistant in time – contrary to our prejudices as they would be fragile or wood structure used in construction will deteriorate sooner or later. The structure of wooden houses will become tough and rigid unlike traditional materials such as brick or concrete, that after a period of several decades are starting to lose their properties. Continue reading