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Mar 26, 2019

Skyscrapers of the Future Will Be Engineered to Copy Nature

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By 2050, two-thirds of us wil be living in cities, so architects are taking inspiration from nature to build more sustainable skylines.

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WOHA
http://www.woha.net/

The Wood Innovation and Design Centre
https://www.unbc.ca/engineering-graduate-program/wood-innova…ign-centre

Tokyo to build world’s tallest timber tower
https://www.cnn.com/style/article/wooden-skyscrapers-timber-…index.html
“The 70-story tower will be a hybrid structure made from 90% wooden materials. A steel vibration-control framework will underpin the design — an important feature in a city where earthquakes are frequent.”

A Lusher and Greener Singapore (URA and NParks Introduce Schemes to Promote Skyrise Greenery)
https://www.nparks.gov.sg/news/2009/4/a-lusher-and-greener-s…e-greenery
“The greening of Singapore will literally move to greater heights with the launch of URA’s programme, LUSH. NParks is also introducing a pilot incentive scheme to encourage existing building owners to green up their rooftops.”

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