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TED: Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers / Michael Green

TED: Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers / Michael Green

Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, architect Michael Green says build it out of wood. As he details in this intriguing talk, it's not only possible to build safe wooden structures up to 30 stories tall (and, he hopes, higher), it's necessary.

Read more about Green's 'Case for Tall Buildings' here and share your comments below. 

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Karissa Rosenfield
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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "TED: Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers / Michael Green" 14 Jul 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/402492/ted-why-we-should-build-wooden-skyscrapers-michael-green/> ISSN 0719-8884
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