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Wooden Buildings: Your Questions Answered

July 23, 2015
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: Canada, International

This may seem like a bold statement, but he certainly doesn’t stand alone in that belief. It’s been a big year for wooden buildings and there is growing global support for their prioritisation as a building material, particularly for multi-storey projects. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has dubbed 2015 the year of the “Woodscraper” while the United States Department of Architecture (USDA) is currently reviewing entries for the recently launched US Tall Wood Building Competition, for which Waugh is a judge. A US$2 million prize is at stake while globally, the wooden project pipeline is full of activity.