Korean National TV Network Airs Documentary, “Life-Enhancing Wooden Space”
Recently, Korean media has been paying more and more attention to tall wood buildings and wood as a building material.
On October 18, SBS – one of South Korea’s three national television networks – aired a 50-minute documentary focusing on the benefits of wood use in a built environment, the environmental benefits of wood buildings, and especially on the restorative quality of exposed wood in.
Key messages of the documentary included:
- If you cannot go “forest bathing” regularly, you can bring the forest into your space by building with exposed wood
- The use of wood brings nature’s health benefits into the built environment
- Engineered wood products and mass-timber construction allows for wooden buildings that are both tall and safe
- Use of wood can help mitigate climate change
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