The bark of the cork oak is harvested by hand without harming the tree or disturbing the forest, which makes cork both recyclable and renewable material. Durable and insulating, extremely waterproof and resistant to abrasion, lightweight and fire retardant, cork has been used by architects in recent years as a cladding or even construction material, endowing the buildings with warm earthly hues and natural patterning.
Month: December 2019
It seems like, surrounded by sublime scenery, Norwegian designers have a strong belief it is as much about the journey as the destination. Some of their dramatic rest stops not only offer drivers travelling the scenic highways of Norway thoroughly designed service areas, but have all the makings of a destination for a memorable day trip.