International Wood Culture Society (IWCS) is a non-profit non-governmental international network of wood enthusiasts dedicated to the research, education, and promotion of global wood culture. IWCS utilizes cultural approaches to realize the concept that wood is a good eco-friendly material for a sustainable future.
Wood culture is very broad. For IWCS, we encourage the study of wood from a cultural perspective. The basic concept is the value and ways we use wood in our society. IWCS explores wood culture namely the human usage of and activities with wood in our society, as well as values toward wood, wood products and wood-related environments, which forms the unique culture of wood.
- Research, education and promotion of global wood culture.
- Using cultural approaches to realize the concept that wood is a good eco-friendly material for a sustainable future.
- Collaborate with others to promote the importance and value of wood and the responsible uses of wood and forest.