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Revealed: plans for growing East End tower made from waste

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"Wall panels within the tower would be made of recycled paper or compressed plastic bottles" I wonder what the passive fire protection industry will make of that! If the fire compartments do hold out then the chlorine based acids released in a fire from the hydrocarbon plastics will corrode everything including stainless steel as the smoke will still get through to many floors. I also wonder what the vibrations from all the mini turbines will do to the structure when they are all wizzing away. Probably less than the useless turbines on the Strata. I know that Hackney seems to get the green tower blocks with Waugh Thistleton's Stadthaus CLT structure in Murray Grove - But how does this CLT building withstand the pressure of a gas explosion (they appear to have a gas supply for the hobs)? How do you repair it when a slow leak over years has caused the CLT to rot? There are lots of new concepts out in the architectural world and I am now finding it harder and harder to work out how to repair and maintain them.

Posted date

14 July, 2014

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9:24 am

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