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Is The Tesla Cybertruck Radical Enough? A Look At The Body Design Choices

November 29th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

When the CyberTruck came out on the stage, I was as shocked as everyone with the look of the vehicle. I was impressed by the specs and intrigued by Tesla's ability to innovate in a direction nobody expected, structural efficiency of the body and frame. I was one of the few people, however, who expected a more radical surprise, like an autonomous interior without a steering wheel or cold air jets to fly over rough terrain. We may still get those in the future, but today I'm going to dive into the choices the Tesla team made and even ask if they considered something more out of the box than they released


Portland Home To Tallest Wooden Building In The US

June 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The tallest wooden building in the US will be constructed in Portland, Oregon. CLT technology allows buildings to be constructed faster with less waste and with lower carbon emissions than steel or concrete structure.


Climate Hawks Want Wood (Video)

July 29th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Green Building Elements. By Dawn Killough Wood buildings store carbon, instead of burning it up in manufacturing and [&hellip


Go Local, Burn Wood Chips

August 16th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

There’s been a lot of talk about using biomass to supply energy lately. While firewood is the most common source of energy in the EU, fruits and even hay are under consideration. The company Strasser Stone in St. Martin -- the largest to work with natural stone in Austria -- is one of the proponents of wood as fuel



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