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There's still time to catch Ray Mears exploring Ningaloo Reef. Warning: May cause extreme cases of wanderlust! itv.com/hub/australian…
 
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What better way to get #MondayMotivation than with #TravelGoals? For an unforgettable trip, the Madikwe Safari Lodg… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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It's getting colder outside, so we want to know what you find more fun in the snow: skiing or a husky dog sled ride… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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To mark #InternationalSlothDay here's a cute sloth being active for once - by doing yoga!! He's got that… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Ever thought about exploring Australia's Northern Territory? It's not all about #ayersrockinstagram.com/p/BaWhmrHHABu/
 
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A soothing sight for Sunday, imagine the relaxing sounds at the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia for our #DailyEscape pic.twitter.com/RnYnyu6V0c
 
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We're off to Queensland's Rainbow Beach for today's #DailyEscape It's a way to go, but boy is it worth it! #Traveltwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Tallest wooden skyscraper plans unveiled in Stockholm

Scandinavian architecture firm C.F Moller has unveiled plans to build the world’s largest wooden skyscraper in Stockholm. If the plans are accepted, the new wooden structure would be 34 storeys tall, making in the largest wooden building in the world.

The plans are one of three shortlisted proposals in a housing design competition. The wooden skyscraper is the brainchild of architect Dinell Johansson and consultant Tyréns. Johansson claims the new building would provide cheaper and easier housing that would be more sustainable than normal steel or concrete structures.
Stockholm Wooden Building

"The main reason it hasn't been done before is that concrete and steel have a big part of the market," Ola Johansson, architect at C.F. Moller, told design magazine Dezeen. "But now the building industry has started taking responsibility for the environment... Construction accounts for around 30-40 percent of CO2 produced in the world globally and if you look at the CO2 released in the production of wood it is a lot better than steel or concrete."

"We have a long history of building wooden structures in Sweden... We have a higher knowledge of how to use the wood those days and we know that glued or nailed wood does have very strong construction qualities," explained the architect.
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At current, the tallest wooden building is the nine-storey-high Murray Grove Tower in London. A second wooden building in Sweden, which will be 30 storeys high, has already been approved and a 20 storey structure in Canada has also been proposed by architect Michael Green. 


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