There’s a damn good reason no one builds skyscrapers out of wood, mainly because it’s just not very durable, resilient or flexible compared to steel, and when you start framing it up high enough, it’s not very good at holding its weight. Oh, and because if there’s a fire, you’re just going to create a giant chimney of death. But fuck that, Vancouver is gonna build a 30 story wooden skyscraper anyway.
I may be one of the few Canadians who don’t watch Hockey, but rather than just hearing about the score the next morning as expected, I hear about riots…It’s kind of disgusting. Here’s a link with some photos taken last night.