Brazilian startup to erect wooden buildings in São Paulo´s artsy Vila Madalena neighborhood

The neighborhood of Faria Lima is also on the radar. The raw material will cut the building's carbon emissions to zero. The first buildings should be ready in the second half of the year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - If Noah built an ark, why not use wood to make buildings? Biblical jokes aside, a Brazilian startup is taking this prospect seriously. Established in 2019 and named Noah, the constructech plans to start its first ventures in the second half of this year. According to its founder, Nico Theodorakis, the aim of using wood in buildings is to reduce the environmental impact of construction.

"This technique marks a shift in the industry's paradigm. This is a more sustainable construction in all stages of the production chain," says Theodorakis. As wood captures and stores carbon . . .

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