TedTalks | A Wooden Skyscraper?
Architect and innovator Michael Green explains why he believes the future of cities is in wooden skyscrapers.
The age of timber has officially begun - or perhaps - began again. Wood isn’t new, of course and we've been building with wood since the dawn of cities. However, when the needs of society asked us to build up to allow more people to live in a smaller footprint, the rise of cities as we know them now began. There's a growing community of innovators who know it's time to reimagine cities for the future. To help us meet the needs of today and tomorrow, and help solve key challenges facing our cities today.
“Wood is the material that I love most, and I’m going to tell you a story about wood.” Learn why architect Michael Green, a Vancouver architect who recently finished T3, a seven-story building in Minneapolis that is currently among the tallest wooden structure in the US, thinks we should build wooden skyscrapers in this Ted Talks video.
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