Plans For the World's Tallest Wooden Building Looks Like a Giant Game of Jenga
Aug 26, 2009 12:04
More of us would be living in buildings life this planned Norweigian tower, if it wasn't for concrete and steel. At 16 to 17 stories high, it'll outdo this Russian dude who built a 13-story wooden castle:
(That's Nikolai Sutyagin from Arkhangelsk in Russia's north-east).
The Norweigian Barents Secretariat office and cultural tower will be built with natural and recycled materials from the surrounding area. The designers, Oslo-based Reiulf Ranstad Architects, are focusing on sustainable building and carbon neutrality.
The tean also hopes to reuse biodegradable household and industrial waste to produce bio gas.
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