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Carbon Collectors in the Sky

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Source: The Architect's Newspaper

If cities are serious about tackling climate change, then the solution may be found in building the city of tomorrow to look more like the city of yesterday. As glass and steel towers continue to rise, wood skyscrapers are likely to start sprouting alongside them. Multi-story and high-rise wood buildings are already planned or rising in Europe and Canada. They’re architecturally distinct, they’re green, and they’re safe too. And now the U.S. Department of Agriculture is trying to get America in on the action.

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