Mass timber for tall buildings: a new era dawns

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A new building holds the crown for the world’s tallest timber building. Daniel Safarik showcases Mjøstårnet and the international industry developments that continue to inspire timber’s ever-higher ambitions.

 

Article from Timber 2020 Industry Yearbook

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