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Michael Green goes way beyond tall wood

Five years ago, when I last interviewed architect Michael Green, he had not yet built a tall wood building. In fact, there were not many of them anywhere, but Michael had just written the book on it with the very long title: THE CASE FOR Tall Wood BUILDINGS: How Mass …

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The dirt on Alan Nicholson's Yorkville Residence

It’s time to celebrate mass, thermal mass, the use of thick walls and floors to store heat when the sun shines and release it when it doesn’t. It works really well in climates with a big diurnal shift between night and day. Alan Nicholson has designed an interesting house in …

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