Autodesk Redshift features WholeTrees project in Lake Oswego, OR

Inspired Design Give Trees a New Life

'When the construction of a new middle school near Portland, OR, called for the removal of a number of trees on-site, the project team came up with a sustainable—and striking—solution: Repurpose the tree trunks as structural columns throughout the building. Construction giant Skanska, Pacific Northwest firm Mahlum Architects, and Madison, WI-based company WholeTrees Structures collaborated to select, scan, and install the community’s beloved trees in the school’s interior and exterior. Watch the video to learn how they did it.'
Inspired Design Give Trees a New Life

‘When the construction of a new middle school near Portland, OR, called for the removal of a number of trees on-site, the project team came up with a sustainable—and striking—solution: Repurpose the tree trunks as structural columns throughout the building. Construction giant Skanska, Pacific Northwest firm Mahlum Architects, and Madison, WI-based company WholeTrees Structures collaborated to select, scan, and install the community’s beloved trees in the school’s interior and exterior. Watch the video to learn how they did it.’

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