Could we build a wooden skyscraper? - Stefan Al
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There may be other ways to engineer mass timber buildings taller than 30 stories, such as through tuned mass dampers or exoskeletons. Learn about some of these engineering techniques that allow us to create taller buildings In this TED ED video.
In addition to mass timber, other trends are impacting our tall buildings as well, such as tree-covered skyscrapers and sideways elevators. Learn more about this in my forthcoming book Supertall: The Future of Tall Buildings and a More Sustainable World
Wood materials are a positive trend for buildings, but trees, the original skyscrapers, have a role in sustainable cities as well. Learn more about the many benefits of trees in urban environments in this TED ED video.
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