Jewish Community Center

Kyle Conceptual, Event Spaces/Pavilions

Completed: 2021 Location: Whitefish Bay, WI The Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee, collaborating with Manske•Dieckmann•Thompson has asked WholeTrees to envision a magical amphitheater pavilion for their upcoming stage at the Rainbow Day Camp. This 3D rendering of the WholeTrees truss system with pre engineered round timber trusses and columns shows our vision to help performers …

Iowa Governor’s Mansion

Kyle Education/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions

Completed: 2020 Location: Des Moines, IA The pool house at the Iowa Governor’s Mansion is being restored to its former glory. WholeTrees is excited to be part of the restoration process and will be providing all of the black locust timbers to reconstruct this beautiful outdoor space. Precise measurements were taken of the existing original stone structure and 3D renderings …

Minnesota Zoo Tiger Lair

Kyle Education/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Recent, Zoos

Completed: 2020 Location: Apple Valley, MN This cantilevered commercial shade structure will enhance the zoo’s updated Tiger Lair. Branching black locust columns support black locust beams and rafters for this 300 square-foot structure. A steel tension rod complements the structural round timber bringing the vision to reality. Architect: Damon Farber GC: WholeTrees Structures Engineer:  Engineering Ventures

La Crosse Riverside Park Bandshell

Kyle Event Spaces/Pavilions, Landscapes/Playscapes, Recent

Completed: 2020 Location: LA Crosse, WI WholeTrees worked with Roald Gundersen Design to create the structural timber construction for the Riverside Bandshell for which local Rotary clubs have spent the last several years fundraising. This high profile project incorporates massive oak columns and beams as well as 45’ red pine rafters which will form the base structure for the roof …

Hitchcock Nature Center

Kyle Conceptual, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Landscapes/Playscapes

Completed: 2021 Location: Honey Creek, IA The trees being used for this project have been sustainably harvested from the nature preserve where this pavilion will be built. Final engineering of the connection details and truss design are taking place and fabrication of branching columns and cedar trusses will soon begin. This will be a wonderful example of site sourced materials …

Skamania Lodge Riverview Pavilion

Kyle Event Spaces/Pavilions, Landscapes/Playscapes, Recent

Completed: 2019 Location: Stevenson, WA Located in the stunning Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, the Riverview Pavilion at Skamania Lodge is an extraordinary shade canopy for exceptional meetings, weddings, and events. Designed by MG2, the pavilion provides cover for a 2,500 square foot space to take-in the river, mountains, forests, and wildlife. Architect: MG2 GC: Invision II LLC Engineer: …

Morton Arboretum – Tree Science Pavilion

Kyle Event Spaces/Pavilions, Landscapes/Playscapes, Recent

Completed: 2018 Location: Chicago, IL Whole Trees and Lukasik + Associates teamed with The Morton Arboretum in Chicago to provide the first fully 3D scanned structure of its kind. Every tree in The Tree Science Pavilion was scanned  using LIDAR technology and digitally incorporated into BIM software, allowing a 3 dimensional look at this commercial shade structure with the actual …

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Kyle Event Spaces/Pavilions, Zoos

Completed: 2018 Location: Baltimore, MD We are so excited to be part of the new African Journey exhibit at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Whole Trees teamed with CRL Designs to create commercial wood shade structures for the Lions and Giraffes and Elephants.  The Lion Exhibit will include round timbers incorporated with steel mesh and glass allowing visitors and intimate …

Rosebud Sioux – Pow Wow Arbor

Kyle Education/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Landscapes/Playscapes

Completed: 2018 Location: Rosebud, SD The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Seven Generations A&E commissioned WholeTrees to provide this grand structure in South Dakota in time for an August 15th PowWow with their general contractor, the REDCO group. The fast-tracked project features an 80′ arena surrounded by a circular structure of WholeTrees pre-engineered columns and beams with steel connections to handle …