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Tall Timber Towers

The Framework Building Concepts Feature a Wooden Structural Skeleton

— December 30, 2015 — Art & Design
The Framework building concept towers designed by Lever Architecture firm are set to be the tallest wood frame skyscrapers in the U.S. set to be located in Portland, Oregon. The towers are set to have a timber structural skeleton that measures an impressive 40-metres in height.

In most architectural projects today, the structure of buildings is made from a variety of metal materials to offer the sturdiest design possible. Lever Architecture opted for a wooden framework that supports a series of glass panels that make up the exterior of the design. The glass is mixed in with contrasting wooden screens and a variety of green space made up of hanging plant structures. The wood will be reinforced with a concrete base to ensure the towers are sturdy.
Trend Themes
1. Tall Timber Buildings - Incorporating innovative and sustainable tall timber building techniques to create eco-friendly skyscrapers across various cities.
2. Hybrid Designs - Combining traditional materials with innovative techniques to create unique architectural designs that challenge conventional skyscraper design.
3. Green Buildings - Creating sustainable and ecologically sound buildings that incorporate green spaces and environmentally-friendly materials to promote sustainable living.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - Revolutionizing the field of architecture by introducing sustainable and durable materials for building tall skyscrapers.
2. Construction - Innovative construction companies are aiming to incorporate eco-friendly materials into the construction of tall skyscrapers.
3. Engineering - Exploring new techniques for building tall structures using sustainable materials, and enabling taller and more unique buildings as a result.
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