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Spanning Europe

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This intriguing facade of the North Rhine-Westphalia Representatives Building uses a hybrid steel and wood truss system.Designed by Petzinka Pink Architekten, it is one of the projects in wood. for good's brochure on large-span timber structures.Other less familiar projects include the Eno Library in Finland and Oslo Airport, along with old favourites like Hounslow Underground Station and Sheffield Winter Gardens. It is an impressive collection, and one that gives the lie to any prejudices that timber may only be suitable for smaller, domestic buildings.To get a copy, email:

info@woodforgood. com

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