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The White House Brings Wooden Buildings to Life
Green
Thursday October 8 2015

The White House Brings Wooden Buildings to Life

With $3 million up for grabs and a backing by the White House, it's no wonder the US Tall Wood Building Prize Competition has drawn a...

Why Wood is so Damn Good
Green
Monday August 17 2015

Why Wood is so Damn Good

Whether it is its natural aesthetic, its remarkable durability, or its carbon sequestering credentials, wood is gaining traction as a building material in lieu of conventional...

Wooden Buildings: Your Questions Answered
Green
Thursday July 23 2015

Wooden Buildings: Your Questions Answered

"Wooden buildings are the future – without doubt," Andrew Waugh, founder of Waugh Thistleton Architects.

Will Wooden Skyscrapers Stand the Life Cycle Test?
Green
Wednesday April 22 2015

Will Wooden Skyscrapers Stand the Life Cycle Test?

Architect Michael Green predicts that the future will see wooden skylines, with structures reaching as high as 30 storeys.

The Good, the Green and the Giant of Timber Buildings
Green
Tuesday December 2 2014

The Good, the Green and the Giant of Timber Buildings

Engineered wood is fast becoming a popular structural material for tall timber buildings.

Wooden Buildings Are Possible Through Education
Green
Friday October 17 2014

Wooden Buildings Are Possible Through Education

Architect Michael Green is predicting a revolution in wooden buildings that could help reshape the future of cities in a green way.

Are Glass Skyscrapers an Environmental Mistake?
Green
Wednesday June 4 2014

Are Glass Skyscrapers an Environmental Mistake?

An architect behind London’s 30 St Mary Axe skyscraper - also known as the Gherkin - has suggested that it’s time to rethink glass buildings.

White House Throws its Support Behind Wooden Buildings
Business
Monday March 24 2014

White House Throws its Support Behind Wooden Buildings

US President Barack Obama putting his weight behind the development of wooden buildings.

Michael Green: Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers
Residential
Monday July 22 2013

Michael Green: Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers

Making a strong case for wood in tall architecture, Michael Green’s recent TED talk emphasised the notion that steel and concrete are “old world” materials and...