13 Oct '11, 7am

After 125 yrs, the interior of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is complete & with a new #cork floor! via @petzdelux

After 125 yrs, the interior of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is complete & with a new #cork floor! via @petzdelux

If you visit the Sagrada Familia's temple's crypt, you will be walking on 2000 m2 of cork floor by Wicanders , made in Portugal. Corkcomfort is a floating floor that comes in different colours and patterns, and has great acoustic absorption properties (quite useful in a crowded church). This particular flooring comes with a high-traffic, non-toxic varnish finish to make sure it lasts long but it is also repairable. All Wicander's floorings are FSC-certified and come with LEED credits. As someone who is a cork fan (I happen to have the same cork floor at my home as the Sagrada Familia) I have to say this works; both from a functional, aesthetics and ecological point of view. I wonder if Gaudí would agree...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/10/a-cork-floor-for-...

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