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How safe are wooden high-rises?

Plans are underway for a ten-story  Wood Innovation and Design Centre in Prince George, with tenders being accepted in the next few months. This centre will be a test for creating a value-added forest industry around tall wooden high rises. But how structurally sound and safe are wooden high-rises? Eric Karsh is co-author of a report on these buildings for the Canadian Wood Coalition, and he shared his thoughts.

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