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4 experts on sustainable mass timber and the green future of building

Interest in mass timber is surging. Image: UNSPLASH/Anne Nygård

Patrick Henry

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a chart showing the operation and construction of buildings accounted for more than a third of global energy-related CO2 emissions in 2020
The operation and construction of buildings accounted for more than a third of global energy-related CO2 emissions in 2020. Image: UNEP 2021 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction

this is the Mjøstårnet building in Norway
At 85.4 metres, the Mjøstårnet building in Norway is the tallest timber-frame structure in the world. Image: Voll Arkitekter

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Cross-laminated timber panels consist of no fewer than three cross-bonded layers of timber, typically ranging in thickness between 20mm and 45mm. Image: Structural Timber Association

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