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Sowing seeds for timber skyscrapers – University of Cambridge

“The sustainable forests of Europe take just 7 seconds to grow the volume of timber required for a 3 bedroom apartment, and 4 hours to grow a 300 metre supertall skyscraper. Canada’s sustainable forests alone yield enough timber to house a billion people in perpetuity, with forested trees replenishing faster than their eventual occupants.” Great...

Wooden skyscrapers could be the future for cities | The Economist

Following on from the recent New Scientist article on the future uses of wood in construction, we were pleased to see further exploration of the topic by The Economist as part of their Daily Watch series. “Wooden skyscrapers are an ambitious and innovative solution to the problems posed by urbanisation. Not only are they faster to...

Gresham House Forestry receives the top award at the Royal Highland Show

Gresham House Forestry is delighted to have won the top award for the best New Commercial Woodland at the 2019 Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards, for Beirhope, which is owned by our client, Mr Mervyn Harrison. The award was presented on Friday 21st June at the Royal Highland Show, by Fergus Ewing MSP, Cabinet Secretary for...

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