The World’s Tallest Wood Skyscraper


This may be the way skyscrapers are built in the future. Instead of using traditional steel, it’d be made out wood. Construction with wood would dump less CO2 into the atmosphere, and it would be cheaper to build.!

One proposed wooden design, from an architecture firm in Stockholm, would be the world’s tallest wood skyscraper. At 34 stories, the building would completely shatter the record for tallest wood building, which¬† stands just six stories.

But don’t worry, not everything in the building would be made of wood. The building would have a concrete core and glass windows.

Take a look at a few images of the proposed concept.






20 Responses to “The World’s Tallest Wood Skyscraper”

  1. purple bird
    July 9, 2013 at 10:41 am #

    Cool! A 34-foot skyscraper made almost entirely out of wood. I’m kind of surprised they’re doing this, because of trying to save the trees and all. Oh yeah, and BL, the link to the bike stunt video doesn’t work. And if it does now, it didn’t before. Peechtival!

    • purple bird
      July 9, 2013 at 10:42 am #

      Okay, that’s wierd. I clicked the link again and it does work. Never mind. Peechtival!

      • the nintendo fan
        September 17, 2013 at 6:25 pm #

        why do you always say peechtival??? and what does it mean???

    • What?
      July 12, 2013 at 10:21 am #

      Maybe you had your computer wired to a TV. :)

  2. potato
    July 9, 2013 at 6:11 pm #

    Even if buildings are made of wood in the future, I highly doubt they will look like that. I expect people will still paint them…

  3. jkg010
    July 9, 2013 at 6:31 pm #

    That will take a lot of money because of pest control. Those termites are going to love this place and who knows what other wood liking animals will be attracted to this thing. Build a park around it maybe. LOL :)

    • What?
      July 19, 2013 at 10:07 am #

      Then, they would not build it!

    • Wise Guy
      July 19, 2013 at 10:17 am #

      They already have a park around it, blind man!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. AwesomeSpy!!!
    July 10, 2013 at 12:28 pm #

    Wouldn’t it be easy to catch on fire? Isn’t wood more breakable, destroyable, than steel? I don’t think it will work.

    • What?
      July 12, 2013 at 10:24 am #

      Then, they would not build it!!!

    • Potato
      July 12, 2013 at 8:02 pm #

      I agree with you and jkg010, I don’t think it’s very practical.

  5. ninjapies44
    July 10, 2013 at 1:21 pm #

    Can they make one out of Balsa wood?

  6. The Doctor
    July 18, 2013 at 3:23 pm #

    Would it be that sturdy? I think wind or storm could break the building completely. Maybe they won’t have people living in it. :) I’ve been to the future, and I’m not telling what happens to the trees. Even if you beg me to tell, I won’t. GO GALLIFREY!!!!!!!!!

    • What?
      July 20, 2013 at 3:50 pm #

      THEN THEY WOULD NOT BUILD IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHAT THE HECK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT HAS A CONCRETE BASE AND I BET IT HASE A METAL CENTER, AND THEY WOULD KNOW IF IT WOULD NOT BE STURDY, AND THEY WOULD KNOW THEY WOULD BE USING TO MANY TREES, ALL LEADING TO NOT BUILDING IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!FOREVER–> >:(

      • Potato
        July 22, 2013 at 1:59 pm #

        A little excessive with the caps-lock I think…

  7. marvel
    July 26, 2013 at 5:47 pm #

    yeah i think so too

  8. Mr. Potato
    August 6, 2013 at 4:00 pm #

    Well sure its cheaper but its not safer the higher the weaker and its easier to have it burned down. 2nd what about it rotting or termites or something like that. over 1 million dollars going into a giant pile of ash is all I see.

    • Iron man 2
      January 1, 2014 at 8:37 am #

      all you have to do for the termites and rot you just cover it in the polish in home depot but It would catch fire.

  9. The Mentalist
    September 9, 2013 at 7:36 pm #

    Coming straight out of Minecraft to you… THE TOTALLY UNLOGICALITY THINGY BUILDING!!!!!! On a totally unrelated note I just opened the console commands for my computer. Time to hack Microsoft, baby….

    • the nintendo fan
      September 17, 2013 at 6:26 pm #


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