Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Hardwood a hard choice for the environment

I read your article 'Clean living' (AJ 4.9.03) on Azman Owens Architects' courtyard house with concern. The article was full of admirable architectspeak and original ideas, but gave no indication of the source of the large volumes of hardwood used. At a time when the rainforests producing this wood are being systematically ravaged by both legal and illegal loggers, it appears to me to be highly irresponsible (especially towards the generation of those children for whom provision is ...

Already a subscriber? Login here or activate your digital account

Alternatively sign up for a four week free trial