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Danish studio Schmidt Hammer Lassen revealed its design for a 100-metre-tall housing block in Switzerland, which will become the world’s tallest building with a load-bearing timber structure when it completes.
Rocket&Tigerli will be comprised of four volumes of different heights, the tallest of which will surpass the current tallest timber residential tower – the 85.4-meter-tall Mjøstårnet building in Norway – by 14.6 meters.
Other stories in this week’s newsletter include the demolition of the iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo, Space Perspective’s design for the “world’s first” space lounge and Sou Fujimoto’s plan for a Japanese community centre covered with a bowl-like roof.
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