Design: Prefabricated Skycubes Proposed With Elastic LIving Apartments Inside

January 22, 2015

Composed of nine, wooden prefab cubes stacked askew on top of each other, German architect Leonhard Weingartner’s Elastic Woodscraper puts a new spin to high-rise buildings.

“My design redefines the discussion of where we will see customized mass timber in the future of the world’s skylines,” Weingartner says. “Mass timber structures are capable of meeting fire and life safety needs while staying within cost competitive marketplace conditions.”

Read more on the design at TreeHugger

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