Slaying myths about timber use
Wood News|March - April 2021
An architectural engineer, Mr Pablo van der Lugt took the audience on a journey through the centuries and into the future, showcasing the potential of timber construction and rectifying prevailing myths.
Mr Pablo van der Lugt
Over 200 attendees logged in to the recent ‘Tomorrow’s Timber Talk’, seeing a presentation of the newest, highest, and most impressive timber construction projects around the world.

It was organized by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).

Pablo showcased the huge potential of mass timber construction and rectifying prevailing myths. “Over 30% of the global greenhouse gas emissions are caused by the built environment. This means a great responsibility for architects and others working in the sector,” he explained. “The global use of concrete causes more CO2 emissions than a country like India.”

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