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Building skyscrapers inside rotting giant sequoias to keep them from toppling over

Fast-dwindling giant sequoia population has four South Korean designers turning to an incredibly creative solution: building skyscrapers inside hollowed-out trunks to keep rotting trees from toppling over. Aptly named Tribute: The Monument of Giant, the project is intended to educate people about this wondrous, now-endangered species, which is commonly believed to be the largest living…










Vienna will boast of the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper

Steel reinforcements and glass are the primary components of any 'respectable' skyscraper. But architectural firm Rüdiger Lainer and Partner has put a timber spin to this conventional notion with their incredible 84 m (276 ft) high HoHo project - which is envisioned to be the tallest wooden skyscraper of its kind. To be constructed from…