Are plyscrapers the future of timber buildings?

A suburb in Brisbane known as Bowen Hills is the latest location for what is commonly known as plyscrapers. Image Credit The nine-storey office building is made almost entirely of wood, with many thousands of prefabricated wooden panels and beams held in place by a series of screws and bolts. Known as 25 King Street, the wooden high-rise building looks like any other steel or concrete building. Once up close, however, the chunky wooden frame becomes evident. Tall timber buildings known as plyscrapers are being constructed across both North America…

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