Japan | Cities of the future could be a forest of 'Plyscrapers'

Cities of the future could be a forest of ‘Plyscrapers’

Tokyo's planned 1,148-foot timber tower is just the latest project to use wood as it becomes the material of choice for architects

February 20, 2018 4:32 PM (UTC+8)
  • An artists impression of the planned 350-meter-high wooden skyscraper in Tokyo announced by the Sumitomo Forestry Company. Illustration: Sumitomo Forestry Company
    An artists impression of the planned 350-meter-high wooden skyscraper in Tokyo announced by the Sumitomo Forestry Company. Illustration: Sumitomo Forestry Company
  • An artist's impression of the outside of the Sumitomo Forestry Company's planned wooden skyscraper in Tokyo. Photo: Sumitomo Forestry Company
    An artist's impression of the outside of the Sumitomo Forestry Company's planned wooden skyscraper in Tokyo. Photo: Sumitomo Forestry Company
  • An artist's impression of the inside of the Sumitomo Forestry Company's planned wooden skyscraper in Tokyo. Photo: Sumitomo Forestry Company
    An artist's impression of the inside of the Sumitomo Forestry Company's planned wooden skyscraper in Tokyo. Photo: Sumitomo Forestry Company
  • Another artist's impression of the inside of the Sumitomo Forestry Company's planned wooden skyscraper in Tokyo. Photo: Sumitomo Forestry Company
    Another artist's impression of the inside of the Sumitomo Forestry Company's planned wooden skyscraper in Tokyo. Photo: Sumitomo Forestry Company
  • An artist's impression of the outside balconies of the Sumitomo Forestry Company's planned wooden skyscraper in Tokyo. Photo: Sumitomo Forestry Company
    An artist's impression of the outside balconies of the Sumitomo Forestry Company's planned wooden skyscraper in Tokyo. Photo: Sumitomo Forestry Company
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