Massive Timber Buildings

For our build we are exploring a solid timber construction system called Brettstapel.  I will blog about its particular qualities shortly, but first I would like to share a video I viewed recently that gets across very clearly the benefits of using timber in buildings.  Housing the globe’s growing population represents an enormous environmental challenge; solid or ‘massive’ timber buildings represent a solution which could help actually mitigate rising emission levels.  There aren’t many win-win solutions out there – this has to be one…

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