World’s tallest wooden building could herald ‘age of timber’

High-rise wooden buildings, such as 14-storey apartment building ”The Tree” in Norway, are altering city skylines in what the timber industry is heralding as a new era that will dent the supremacy of concrete and steel. Jim Drury reports.

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High-rise wooden buildings, such as 14-storey apartment building “The Tree” in Norway, are altering city skylines in what the timber industry is heralding as a new era that will dent the supremacy of concrete and steel. Jim Drury reports.
STORY: Situated on the Bergen waterfront, The Tree is the tallest wooden building in the world.
The 52.8 metre high structure is one of a growing number of so-called Plyscrapers…

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