New low-rise public facilities to be built with wood

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Kyoto – Pavillon d’Or – Japon © ALTITUDE/Arthus-Bertrand Yann

In a bid to revive the sluggish forestry sector, new low-rise public facilities such as schools and libraries will be built with timber, reversing the government’s no-wood policy, government sources said Monday.

Japan Times Online

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