World’s tallest wood building proposed in Paris could store 3,700 metric tons of carbon

June 2, 2015 by  
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Michael Green Architecture (MGA) just unveiled a proposal for a carbon neutral wooden skyscraper in Paris that, if constructed, will be the world’s tallest wood building. Created in collaboration with DVVD and real estate developer REI France , the wooden skyscraper—dubbed the Baobab—was designed as part of the city’s Réinventer Paris , a competition seeking innovative and environmentally friendly urban projects. The designers estimate the 35-story wood high-rise could sequester 3,700 metric tons of carbon—an amount equivalent to keeping 2,207 cars off the road for a year. Read the rest of World’s tallest wood building proposed in Paris could store 3,700 metric tons of carbon Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Baobab Paris , Baobab tower , carbon neutral architecture , carbon sequestration , carbon-neutral , DVVD , MGA , michael green architecture , mixed-use development , Paris , Peripherique , REI France , Reinventer Paris , tall wood architecture , tall wood building , timber building , wood architecture , wooden buildings

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