POLL: Would you live in a 12-storey wooden building?

Changes to the building code mean taller wooden buildings

POLL: Would you live in a 12-storey wooden building?

The B.C. Building Code has been given its latest update – and one of the features is the fact that wood-framed buildings can now be as tall as 12 storeys, double the previous six storeys.

Given that we live in an earthquake zone, how would you feel about living in a wooden building that tall? Is it better or worse than living in a reinforced concrete tower?


READ MORE: Changes to B.C. building code address secondary suites, energy efficiency

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