The red cedar, from North America, is weel known for its durability and so is used a lot for outside facings and for wood houses. Imported in Europe for some time now, this tree grows fast and has great technical and environmental qualities. Indeed, the red cedar is renowned rotproof ! It naturaly withstands to mushrooms and to bad weather so it doesn’t need chemical treatment.
Light, soft, with a slight graining, this variety is considered as one of the most lasting wood, mostly as an outside use.
Its color, from salmon to dark chocolate and its natural capacity of preservation doesn’t rule out an aesthetics treatment (paint, lasure, tint), according to everyone’s tastes.
|Name||Type of facility||Environment||Country||Swap?|
|Cabanes de Canon||Unusual lodgings||rural, mer||France||No|
|Windows / Walls out of recycled bottles||Construction and Lay out, Energy, Waste Management|
|Stool with a horse saddle||Construction and Lay out, Waste Management|
|Ocher paint||Construction and Lay out|
|The traveling books||Construction and Lay out, Waste Management|
|Green roof||Construction and Lay out|