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Construction of world’s tallest timber building is underway in Vancouver

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 19, 2016 01:07 AM
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by Katie Medlock last modified May 18, 2016

Building began in November of last year and the freestanding concrete cores should be completed by the end of May. The residence will stand at 53 meters (173 feet) tall and will include both studio apartments and quad units, as well as study spaces and areas for students to socialize. The project is estimated to cost $51.5 million and will be worth the price, as the architects are targeting LEED Gold certification. The building itself is a hybrid of CLT floor slabs, glulam columns, steel connectors,...






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