• Stockholm might get an entire neighborhood of 31 wooden skyscrapers - take a look

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    All around the world, skyscrapers are increasingly featuring mass timber instead of steel or reinforced concrete. Architects praise timber structures, which use large, prefabricated wood pieces, for their resistance to fire and ability to sequester carbon.
    Skylines in US cities like Chicago may soon include wooden skyscrapers, and the state of Oregon recently legalized mass timber high-rises. In Toronto, Canada, Sidewalk Labs - which is affiliated with Google's parent company, Alphabet - is planning to build a high-tech neighborhood out of mass timber.
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