“The Structural Engineering Excellence Award signals the growing potential for the use of SRT in modern building design. In addition to KPFF, the highly innovative building was a result of collaboration across multiple partners – from the visionary leaders at the museum, to world-renowned architecture firm Steinberg Hart, and WholeTrees Structures”Read More on the Press Announcement
Structural round timber utilizes trees in their natural form for structural applications like columns, beams and trusses. Learn how you can use it in projects in this episode of the Buildings Podcast featuring WholeTrees CEO and Co-Founder Amelia Baxter. Listen to the Entire Podcast on Buildings.com
DesignBurke-Gilman Park Renovation WholeTrees is partnering with Northwest Playground Equipment to support a renovation of a Seattle playground park into a nature-based park for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. GC: Northwest Playground Equipment Landscape Architect: Site Workshop Detroit Zoo – Great Apes of Harambee The Detroit Zoo came to us with a vision for two different Great Ape …
STEINBERG HART’S CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF EAU CLAIRE, REALIZED WITH TIMBER FROM WHOLETREES STRUCTURES, SEQUESTERS OVER 350,000 POUNDS OF CO2
“WholeTrees’ founding team brought CAD and BIM to the organic shapes of SRT and fabricated ground-breaking structural systems across the country to become an expert in engineering unmilled timber for commercial construction”Read More at Green Building and Design Magazine
“Through collaboration with a timber engineering firm/fabricator, the primary structural support system for the two-story building consists of responsibly sourced mass timber, with round timber columns, joist trusses and girder trusses used in place of conventional steel and concrete.”Read more on Building Design + Construction
“Through design, the use of trunks or branches of trees in their entirety can accentuate their innate mechanical properties for structural sustainability. Although these practices are fairly absent in contemporary building techniques, new technological innovations expand the prospects of timber construction in architecture.” – ArchDailyRead the article on ArchDaily
An interview with WholeTrees carbon-smart forestry partners, Seven Islands Land Company’s President & CEO, Dan LaMontagne.
A look back at a summer’s worth of WholeTrees projects, news and travel.
“The $1 million in new investment will support the ramp-up of a facility in the Ashland area to fabricate structural round timber. The money will support salaries, recruitment, training and some operating costs for manufacturing the timbers. Structural round timber is a slightly modified, natural tree trunk used for support beams, trusses, columns and other assemblies like playgrounds, according to …