Archinect - News 2014-12-21T05:49:40-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/41907142/can-wooden-skyscrapers-transform-concrete-jungles Can wooden skyscrapers transform concrete jungles? Archinect 2012-03-18T23:48:00-04:00 >2012-03-19T02:37:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6i/6ikf91xpixmiumiu.jpg" width="492" height="501" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Swapping cement and steel for timber is the vision of a number of environmentally-minded architects who are planning high-rise buildings across the world. Architect Michael Green has plans for a 30-story wooden skyscraper in Vancouver, while plans are afoot in Norway and Austria for 17- and 20-story buildings that use wood as the main building material, eschewing steel and concrete.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>