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TED talk: Architect Michael Green on why we should build tomorrow's skyscrapers out of wood

TED talk: Architect Michael Green on why we should build tomorrow's skyscrapers out of wood

Wood skyscraper expert makes the case for building the next-generation of mid- and high-rise buildings out of wood.


By BD+C Staff | July 10, 2013
In a newly posted TED talk, wood skyscraper expert Michael Green makes the case for building the next-generation of mid- and high-rise buildings out of wood.
 
His mission: Solve architecture’s biggest challenge -- meeting worldwide housing demand without increasing carbon emissions -- by building with carbon-sequestering wood instead of concrete and steel.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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