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World’s tallest timber skyscraper proposed for London

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by Lucy Wang last modified Apr 12, 2016

PLP Architecture and Cambridge University have unveiled plans for London’s first timber skyscraper at the Barbican Estate. If built, the 300-meter-tall wooden building would be the tallest of its kind in the world and the second tallest building in London after the Shard. In addition to the use of renewable materials, the skyscraper’s timber frame could also lock in 50,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide—equivalent to the annual carbon emissions of 5,000 Londoners. Located in central London,...




 

 

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PLP Architecture and Cambridge University have unveiled plans for London’s first timber skyscraper at the Barbican Estate. If built, the 300-meter-tall wooden building would be the tallest of its kind in the world and the second tallest building in London after the Shard. In addition to the use of renewable materials, the skyscraper’s timber frame could also lock in 50,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide—equivalent to the annual carbon emissions of 5,000 Londoners.



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