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Bamboo is used in different scenarios of application, its physical and mechanical characteristics guarantee a high flexibility of use especially in the buildings constructions. The experience gained in civil constructions demonstrates that bamboo can be considered a sustainable material able to...

Author(s)
Bambi, G.; Ferraz, P. F. P.; Ferraz, G. A. S.; Pellegrini, P.; Giovannantonio, H. di
Publisher
Estonian Research Institute of Agriculture, Saku, Estonia
Citation
Agronomy Research, 2019, 17, Special Issue I, pp 923-934
Abstract

This work follows a previous one dealing with the state of conservation study of the wooden part of the roman Acqualadroni rostrum soon after its finding in the seabed of Acqualadroni (Messina, Italy). The archaeological survey and recovery were particularly relevant since this artefact is one of...

Author(s)
Spinella, A.; Martino, D. F. C.; Saladino, M. L.; Sammartino, F.; Caruso, F.; Caponetti, E.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Cellulose, 2020, 28, 2, pp 1025-1038
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The current cultural debate in urban and architectural fields - but not only - sees the emergence of increasing attention to environmental sustainability and related issues, which inevitably condition all the different phases of the project. Reducing land consumption, coping with climate change,...

Author(s)
Cervesato, A.
Publisher
Indonesia Strategic Sustainability, Cibeunying Kaler, Indonesia
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Sustainability and Social Science, 2023, 4, 2, pp 339-344
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This paper describes the upcoming Xylexpo International Press Conference- MEETS IN MILAN! Xylexpo is a state-of-the-art venue that every two years becomes a showcase for advanced woodworking technologies. Three events will form the basis of the business program of the Biennale. One of the days at...

Author(s)
Valań≠ne, Y.
Publisher
LespromInform, St. Petersburg, Russia
Citation
LespromInform, 2020, 2, pp 106-108
Abstract

The use of biofuels has proven to be fundamental in decreasing the impact of human activities on the environment and also in contributing to a more sustainable development. Wooden biomasses have historically been used for heating purposes and are still being used worldwide. The valorisation of wood ...

Author(s)
Zanchini, R.; Blanc, S.; Pippinato, L.; Poratelli, F.; Bruzzese, S.; Brun, F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2022, 142,
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Wood has a wide range of applications in the artistic field, most of the time used as a support for works of art, for example, in panel paintings. Compared with stones and metals, wood is by far the material most utilised for sculptures. Through the identification of wood species, a study of...

Author(s)
Macchioni, N.; Sozzi, L.; Fidanza, G. B.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2022, 13, 4,
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Considering the increasing need to produce energy from renewable sources, the interest towards Medium Rotation Coppices (MRC) plantations has increased. One of the main issues that require tackling for the comprehensive sustainability of these plantations is related to the development of...

Author(s)
Latterini, F.; Stefanoni, W.; Alfano, V.; Palmieri, N.; Mattei, P.; Pari, L.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2022, 13, 4,
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Illegal logging is a global problem associated with deforestation, climate change, and biodiversity loss with significant negative economic, environmental, and social impacts. In response to this phenomenon, European Union has enacted the European Timber Regulation (EUTR) that imposes economic...

Author(s)
Ciliberti, S.; Bartolini, F.; Brunori, A.; Mariano, E.; Metta, M.; Brunori, G.; Frascarelli, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Policy and Economics, 2022, 141,
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The value of wood for different timber assortments can vary by a factor of ten. Optimization of stem assortments is, hence, a key element in the wood products supply chain, particularly for plantations. 'Taper functions' are commonly used in other countries to tackle this issue. In Italy, this...

Author(s)
Puletti, N.; Grotti, M.; Scotti, R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2019, 10, 3, pp 239
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The literature on circular economy has highlighted the need for more studies focused on investigating the journey of individual companies in the transition toward sustainable processes. This paper addresses this need by focusing on the furniture design industry, showing how the transition requires...

Author(s)
Bruno, D.; Ferrara, M.; D'Alessandro, F.; Mandelli, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2022, 14, 15,

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