09 Oct '17, 11pm

Construction of the World’s Tallest Hybrid Timber Tower Will Soon be Underway -

Construction of the World’s Tallest Hybrid Timber Tower Will Soon be Underway -

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has unveiled plans for what he is calling the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower. The mixed-use building is called Terrace House and will be built in Vancouver, BC. To construct it, they will use timber, glass, steel and concrete. The Terrace House will contain 20 homes, with additional retail space on the ground floor, as well as a three floor underground garage. Local developer PortLiving will be in charge of the construction. The designers also made sure that the complex will blend in well with the surrounding structures, especially the adjacent Evergreen Building. In an effort to achieve this, the terraces of the new building will align perfectly with those of the Evergreen Building. Terrace house will, as the name implies, feature many greenery-covered terraces. The first 12 floors of the building will feature a concrete and steel frame...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2017/10/construction-of-the-wo...

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