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|
|Building with Sustainable Wood||Construction and Lay out|
|Bamboo construction and furniture||Construction and Lay out|
|Plastic Ecological Bricks||Construction and Lay out, Waste Management|
|Fermacell Boards||Construction and Lay out, Energy|
|Rammed earth / adobe construction||Construction and Lay out|