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Timber towers could transform London’s skyline

by sussextimbersupp on 21st June 2016 No comments

Researchers have presented plans for London’s first timber skyscraper to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

The conceptual plans for an 80-storey, 300m high wooden building integrated within the Barbican, have been drawn up by researchers from Cambridge University’s department of architecture, working with PLP Architecture and engineers Smith and Wallwork.

The proposals currently being developed would create over 1,000 new residential units in a 1 million ft2 mixed-use tower and mid-rise terraces in central London, integrated within the Barbican.

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