27 Nov '15, 12am

via @gbelements

Green’s design for the Empire State Building features engineered wood products for the building’s structural and support structure. Green says this is the first new way to build a skyscraper in the past 100 years. The iconic New York City building was representative of innovations in structural steel in the 1920’s and was the tallest building in the world for nearly 40 years. Green was assisted by Equilibrium Consulting, an internationally recognized leader in timber engineering. Metsä Wood’s own material and construction experts rounded out the team.

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