24 Jun '15, 3pm

Architect designs life-sized replica of Empire State Building made of wood

Architect Michael Green explained the importance of the Empire State Building’s modern, innovative presence 85 years after its construction: “While many things have changed in 85 years, architects still strive to give form to new ideas about structure, energy consumption, climate change and the list goes on. For these reasons the most iconic building of the modern age – the Empire State Building – was chosen for Plan B case. We designed a skyscraper using Metsä Wood’s Kerto® LVL engineered wood as the main material from floors to column spacing.”

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