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The University of British Columbia is set to build the Canada’s tallest wooden building

The 10 storey height of the Home Insurance Building in Chicago, the world’s first skyscraper built in 1884-1885, pales in comparison to today’s modern mammoth high-rises, but it was a ground-breaking construction that would quickly be repeated and improved upon. Nowadays, high-rises are widespread with major cities depending on them…