A design for a 42-story wood tower, the tallest yet, has been published in a report by architects Skidmore Owings & Merrill. Its carbon footprint is smaller than a steel tower.
“Code approval for new uses of wood products in these markets requires dedicated performance testing,” said Geoff Huntington, director of strategic initiatives for the OSU College of Forestry. “This testing is key to unlocking the engineered wood supply chain to meet growing demand.”
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