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|
|Making of a Temazcal: Mesoamerican sweat lodge||Construction and Lay out|
|Green roof||Construction and Lay out|
|Inca irrigation system||Construction and Lay out, Water Management|
|Floor covering with peach stones||Construction and Lay out, Waste Management|
|Sheep’s wool insulation||Construction and Lay out, Energy|