Natural, healthy and diverse - clay as an ecological building material

The sustainable building material is healthy for living

A guest post by CLAYTEC In most people's minds, the first association with clay is “brown earth”, but the days when clay was ridiculed are long gone. The oldest natural building material in the world is one of the most innovative on the market for ecological building. Not only for the renovation of historic half-timbered buildings, but also for modern new construction projects or ...

Lived sustainability in the star

The Stern Lives Sustainability Opener

The first stay during the Tyrol tour took place in the Stern in Obsteig, on the sunny plateau. I was allowed to interview the host René Föger and was introduced to the concept as well as his plans for the future. Even more: the latest project was accepted on the construction site. But more on this below in the text. The star lives according to the guiding principle "I ...

From industrial product to do-it-yourself kit: pioneers of sustainable product design

Dominik Hehl peg table

Sustainable construction and interior design ensure a fascinating wealth of facets in many places and at the same time keep an eye on resource consumption and production methods. That is why we have been awarding special accommodations with our “architecture” sustainability criterion on Good Travel from the very beginning. The hosts are aware that they have a very special responsibility with their respective houses and that they ...

Architecture, nature and the South Tyrolean way of life in the Bühelwirt

Opener Bühelwirt

The Bühelwirt is a very special place, a place of power in the mountains. Here you can breathe a sigh of relief, experience the originality of nature and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the world. More and less omitting everything that is unnecessary. Back to the real thing, no frills - neither in the room nor in the wellness area. That's the kind of luxury ...