Monthly Archives: December 2016

Trees killed by mountain beetles used in wooden construction

By |2017-12-07T22:40:08+00:00December 15th, 2016|Wooden buildings|

Michael Green Architects have built a seven-storey building in Minneapolis, with timber salvaged from trees killed by mountain pine beetles. In the United States more than 60 million acres have been destroyed by the insect. The number of beetles have increased due to global warming, reports National Geographic. The scale of the current epidemic is