Would you live in a 30-story wood building?

It's sounds archaic, crazy even: wood skyscrapers. But that's exactly what architect Michael Green is championing.

Earlier this week Matty Wu wrote about uber-creative salad towers sprouting up across the Pizza Huts of China. Today I've found a fascinating argument for wood-based skyscrapers. Architect Michael Green (yes, that's his real name) suggests wood is the world's only renewable construction material, and with some creative engineering we could soon be building 30-story wood towers. Maximum heights are swiftly rising, for example there's already a 10-story building planned for Melbourne.

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