rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency”. “The housing component of the project accommodates residents earning less than 60% of the Area Median Income,” LEVER Architecture adds. HAUT By Team V Architecture Billed as a serious contender to become the tallest timber tower in the world, HAUT is to be a 21-storey residential building by the River Amstel in Amsterdam. The design features an energy-generating façade characterized by strong, clear lines of light grey floor bands and tail windows, and an apparently random pattern of cantilevering balconies. Designed in collaboration with Arup, HAUT will contain approximately 55 apartments of different sizes, offering buyers freedom to determine both the size and layout of their units. HAUT is slated for completion in 2019. Stockholm’s city centre), the façade will also act as a sun screen to keep the building “cool and energy-efficient”. 31 of the 33 floors that protrude from the existing car park will be dedicated to residential units. Framework By Lever Architecture SHoP Architects’ plans for a 10-storey residential timber tower in Manhattan may have been axed, but its fellow winner from the 2015 United States Department of Agriculture Tall Wood Building Prize competition, LEVER Architecture, is moving forward with their 12-storey tower in Oregon. Framework is anticipated to be the first timber high-rise in the United States, made of a mix of CLT and Glulam column and beam construction. It is to function as a mixed-use project, combining retail and public exhibition on the ground level with five floors of offices and 60 units of affordable housing. The commercial tenants of Framework will be ‘B corporations’, “businesses certified to meet