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TED talks: why we should build wooden skyscrapers – Michael Green


Building skyscrapers out of traditional materials such as steel and concrete is a thing of the past, argues architect Michael Green in this week’s TED talk. Instead, he says, we should use wood.

His rationale is that if we want to meet global housing demand sustainably – with as small a carbon footprint as possible – using wood is a much more sensible option.

And it’s not a pipedream; it’s possible, as he details in his talk, which you can watch below.

To watch this video on the TED website, click here.

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