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Barking Up the Right Tree

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Source: The Economist

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is the architecture firm responsible for both America’s tallest building (the new One World Trade Centre in New York) and the world’s tallest building (the Burj Khalifa in Dubai). In a study last year, they conceded that a 125m-high skyscraper made (mostly) from mass timber products is technically feasible, economically competitive and could reduce its carbon footprint by up to 75%.

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