Rise of The ‘Plyscrapers’: New Wooden High-rises Promise a Quick And Eco-friendly Solution to Building For The Future

By Damien Gayle, Daily Mail
October 12, 2012

Anyone who’s heard the story of the three little pigs might have some reservations about the use of wood as a building material. But architects and engineers are reviving the use of wood as a quick and eco-friendly solution to modern construction – and not just for pioneer-style log cabins. The recent completion of an eight-storey wooden office block in Austria and a nine-storey residential block in London shows how the ‘plyscraper’ is fast becoming a reality. More … http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2216724/Rise-plyscrapers-New-wooden-high-rises-promise-quick-eco-friendly-solution-building-future.html.



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