Interesting news from France

French President Emanuel Macron is mandating that all new public buildings in France which are financed by the government must contain at least 50% wood or other organic materials starting in 2022.

Even before yesterday's announcement, French cities beyond Paris have embraced timber construction. Hyperion, with cross-laminated timber (CLT) floors and walls wrapping a concrete core, is one of two wooden towers under construction in Bordeaux.

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