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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 ...

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