DIALOG’s Zero Carbon Timber Tower makes an appearance in Toronto’s renowned local news source, blogTO.
The prototype is receiving attention from the city and the design and architecture industry as it meets a call to action in maximizing the use of cost-efficient, energy efficient, and low carbon materials. “This enormous vision offers a glimpse into how the city can stay its current course of Manhattanization without further contributing to climate change,” says blogTO reporter Jack Landau as he describes the 105-storey wooden skyscraper.
The article details “DIALOG and partner EllisDon’s purely conceptual proposal would theoretically be constructed atop the current TTC bus terminal at Finch subway station, using a newly-patented hybrid timber panel system, or HTPS.”
The concept of the Zero Carbon Hybrid Wood Tower “serves to inspire architects to think bigger with materials not traditionally associated with skyscrapers in a push to offset the carbon consumption often associated with industries like concrete and steel production.”
Read the full article here.