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Wood Makes A Comeback From Seattle to Bristol

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Image credit Johnston Architects What's not to love about wood? It sucks in carbon dioxide and when you put it in buildings, sequesters the carbon for years. It's a renewable resource when properly managed and harvested. It is often local. But it has not been commonly used as the exterior of larger buildings; it is combustible and it is not low maintenance. So it was interesting to see two projects show up on Arch Daily in as many days that are clad in wood in such similar fashions, continents apart. Above: a lovely mulitfamily project in Seattle by Johnston Architects . ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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