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Ecosystem management is a process that aims to conserve major ecological services and restore natural resources while meeting the socioeconomic, political and cultural and needs of current and future generations. The following infographic was published in 2009 by the United Nations Environment... Continue Reading

House O is a small garden-residence created by Penda for a famous chinese wood-artist in Beijing, China. Taking note of the client's daily activities and needs due to their profession, the project presents itself as a tree trunk with its curved perimeter being capped by a circular roof whose... Continue Reading

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Wood Southern Africa & Timber Times are the only monthly magazine that focuses on the forestry, timber transport, sawmilling, woodworking... Continue Reading

"Forestry means far more than growing timber. A forest encapsulates biodiversity, clean water and fresh air. And humanity." One of the challengers of conventional forestry is Mikael Karlsson, who has taken a new sustainable method to Sweden. Instead of clear cutting he advocates to gently... Continue Reading

Timber pole construction is typically utilised to provide support for gravity loads and resistance against lateral forces. The natural appeal of timber ensures that its role is not purely structural however, with timber poles complimenting architectural designs... Continue Reading

Forests are highly important as they maintain the global ecosystem and have many other benefits as well. People all across the globe are making efforts to preserve the forest and plant tress. One should work towards preservation of forests and planting of tress as they help in the management of... Continue Reading

May 29, 2014

Over time the process of harvesting timber has evolved. "Timber used to be acquired by individuals or small groups of workers who would chop trees down for their own use, be it for heat or structure. Early logging companies would work in the same area for years, chopping down trees and floating... Continue Reading

Along with Arabian and European architecture, ancient Chinese architecture is an imperative component of the world architectural system. During its long development, it steadily molded into a style, which consisted of timberwork combining with stone carving, rammed earth construction, bucket... Continue Reading

Last years wood Guangzhou proved to be a brilliant expedition, attracting people from all around the world to an exclusive wood and wood products industry event in China. As the premier exhibition in China, Wood Guangzhou 2014 is widely promoted by large numbers of organizations both in China... Continue Reading

Plants have always been part of the environment that we live in. R&B Timbers has sourced the following infographic providing some interesting facts about plants and why we should have them inside, both our homes and at work. Not only do plants make us more creative but also improve our... Continue Reading