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### nzherald.co.nz 5:30 AM Monday Mar 14, 2011
High rise wooden towers touted
By Anne Gibson
Plyscrapers – high-rise wooden office towers – could become more popular after the Christchurch earthquake. Connal Townsend, Property Council chief executive, has returned from the Green Cities conference in Melbourne where he said an address was given on the prospect of wooden structures becoming more prevalent, partly in a drive to offset carbon dioxide emissions from concrete. Wooden structures have also been cited as standing up better during an earthquake.
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