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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 16, 2012 01:04 AM
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by Lizz last modified Mar 15, 2012

Interesting article on treehugger about a new building system that allows for 30 storey buildings made of wood beams. Its impressive stuff. Wood acts like a carbon sink, effectively removing an awful lot of carbon from the atmosphere for its … Continue reading  →




 

 

Interesting article on treehugger about a new building system that allows for 30 storey buildings made of wood beams. Its impressive stuff. Wood acts like a carbon sink, effectively removing an awful lot of carbon from the atmosphere for its entire life. Paired with sustainable foresting, the argument goes, this large scale application of wood building could have a transformative effect. 

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Oh. And the architect is giving the research away for free under a Creative Commons License. Which is awesome.



 

 

 
 
 

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