Design

1 – Tall buildings. Chicago and New York invented the skyscraper because America had the technology and an extremely competitive commercial context. Skyscrapers started to rely on load-bearing structures in masonry. Later, skyscrapers as the Empire State Building, with a steel structure enclosed with masonry elements, become the standard. After the Second World War, lighter steel structures with a central core

In an earlier post, I addressed the "renaissance of wood". Following that I will present the facts that I believe are the most important to consolidate some of the arguments in favor of the use of wood in architecture. Wood is used by man for the merit of its own qualities, but the arguments that are presented to convince us to