Timber comes to the Masses
8 September 2020
In 2013, Vancouver architect Michael Green gave a TED Talk titled Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers. When it was released, the impression it left with many of his colleagues was: Great idea, but it’ll never catch on. Yet, less than a decade later, Green’s greener vision of cross-laminated timber (CLT) as the great catalyst for building sustainably, and on a macro-scale, has been on a perpetual climb upward with mass-timber buildings on the rise around the globe.