Wooden buildings reach new heights

Posted by Rumin Mann
October 14th, 2011

Soon, the first tenants will start moving into a new block of council flats in Hackney in north London. Nothing remarkable about that except Bridport House is built of wood, and it is the largest timber-built apartment block in the world. It is possibly the biggest timber building of any kind. Not only that, but a few hundred metres away there is another timber-built block of flats, rather smaller overall, but even taller.

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