wooden buildings

World’s Largest Hybrid Timber Tower Will Be Built In Sydney

The world’s largest timber hybrid tower is going to be built in Sydney, Australia. This hybrid timber tower is made with a technique known as Mass Timber Construction (MTC) and involves a steel exoskeleton that supports the entire structure. According to BVN, this tower is “is one of the most hopeful technologies in moving the construction industry toward real solutions to the global climate crisis.”

Metsä Wood Reimagines Empire State Building With Engineered Wood Products

Originally published on Green Building Elements. Metsä Wood of Finland makes quality wood products from local forest sources. It is working with internationally known architect Michael Green to promote its Plan B campaign, which seeks to educate other architects and designers that wood should always be considered as a serious construction option. Green especially … [continued]