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Editor’s pickNew dates announced for World Architecture Festival; Best Use of Certified Timber Prize entry deadline postponed

25-08-2020
World Architecture Festival, WAF, PEFC, Architecture, Construction, Timber, Certified Timber, Competition

The WAF's Use of Certified Timber Prize 2019, supported by the PEFC, went to Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre, Australia The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and the World Architecture Festival (WAF) are continuing their collaboration, awarding the Best Use of Certified Timber Prize for the …

Editor’s pickMicrolibrary Warak Kayu, Indonesia’s first library made entirely of FSC-certified wood

29-04-2020
Indonesian,Semarang, Microlibrary Warak Kayu,sustainable architecture,FSC-certified wood

Located in the Indonesian city of Semarang, Microlibrary Warak Kayu is an inspiring new public space that raises the bar for community design and sustainable architecture. It is also the first library in Indonesia made entirely of FSC-certified wood. Designed by international architecture firm SHAU, the microlibrary is built using only …

First homeware manufacturer in Malaysia obtains CoC certification of MTCS

26-03-2020
One-Tech, PEFC-certified homeware, green manufacturing, sustainable design, chain of custody certification, Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme, MTCS,

Sustainable manufacturing and responsible sourcing are at the centre of Malaysian firm One-Tech, that recently became the first manufacturer in Malaysia producing PEFC-certified homeware under its DAPO brand. Founded in 1993, One-Tech has been strongly advocating ‘green manufacturing’ and sustainable design since 2013, in a desire to …

World’s tallest timber tower reached structural completion using sustainable PEFC wood

18-09-2018
Lendlease tallest, largest engineered timber office building, Brisbane, PEFC-certified, EPD

INTERNTIONAL property and infrastructure group Lendlease has completed the structure of the world’s tallest and largest engineered timber office building. It is located on the $2.9 billion renewal development site at Brisbane showgrounds in Bowen Hills. The nine-storey building is made up of 3097 individual timber elements, including 33 …

Editor’s pickChina Launches FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

10-09-2018
FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard, China, FSC Principles and Criteria, FSC-certified forests, version 5, sustainable intensification

China is the second country in the Asia Pacific region after Nepal to publish a national forest stewardship standard based on the latest version of the FSC Principles & Criteria. China has published a national forest stewardship standard based on the latest version of the FSC Principles and Criteria (Photo credit: FSC APEC) The importance …

Editor’s pick87% of the world’s certified forest area is in ECE: UN

26-10-2016
UNECE, Europe, certified forests

Certified forests covers about 11% of global forests in 2015. The 56-member country Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) accounts for about 40% (1.6 billion hectares) of the global forest estate and in total makes up 87% of the total global certified forest area. Of the global certified forest area, 48% is in North America, 25% in Western …

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