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Made of Wood, but Nothing Like Log Cabins

Jan 02, 2019 - The New York Times

Developers have not used wood for much other than houses since the horse-and-buggy days. But the knotty building material is making a comeback.

Seeking greener projects, which many consumers continue to embrace despite an anti-environmental mood in Washington, builders are choosing timber for offices, apartments and campus buildings, rather than the concrete and steel that dominated construction for decades.

Not everybody is on board with the trend, which is playing out from coast...