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Jun

SUSTAINABLE WORKPLACE: Why Wood Is The Perfect Green Material?

Wood is universally beautiful to the man. It is the most humanly intimate of all materials. Everything Old is New Again: Why Wood is the Most Modern Element in New Office Design “Wood is a unique product of nature with a combination of practical, aesthetic and environmental benefits that set it apart from other construction materials”. Wood is one of the most ancient building materials used by humans, with archaeological evidence showing that it was used to make tools in the Paleolithic period and to construct dwellings in the Neolithic period over 10,000 years ago. The development of civilization is entangled with the many uses of wood. Wood is a beautiful, versatile and resilient material that can impart warmth, texture and color to any setting, whether residential or commercial. It can create a sense of luxury or rustic simplicity. It is relatively lightweight and can be molded into different shapes, and refashioned through carving, sanding, staining, painting, and so on. Many developers have now recognized its beauty and contribution to architecture. Wood has a lower carbon footprint than other building materials such as steel and concrete Wood overall is gentler on the environment than steel or concrete in energy use, carbon emissions, air and water pollution, and solid waste production.