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"Top of the tree: the case for wooden skyscrapers is not barking" in the Economist.

last modified Sep 22, 2016 09:52 AM

In the article entitled "Top of the tree: the case for wooden skyscrapers is not barking" Dr Michael Ramage discusses his research with the Centre for Natural Material Innovation which is investigating the use of wooden materials for tall buildings, including a conceptual study for an 80-storey wooden skyscraper (designed in collaboration with PLP Architecture and Smith and Wallwork engineers). At 300 metres tall it would be the second highest building in London if it was ever to be constructed.

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