Naytahwaush Health Center

WholeTreesEducation/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Interiors

Estimated Completion: Spring 2022Location: Naytahwaush, MN WholeTrees is proud to partner with DSGW Architects to produce an entrance structure and interior atrium installation for the White Earth Nation’s health center in Naytahwaush, MN.  Architect: DSGWGC: White Earth BuildersEngineer: Engineering Ventures

MHA Nation Interpretive Center

WholeTreesEducation/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Interiors, Recent

Completed: 2021Location: New Town, NDThe MHA Interpretive Center in New Town, ND is a collaborative space created for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation. The Affiliated Tribes desired a space where they could use living history to tell the story of the Great MHA Nation. The Interpretive Center’s purpose is to offer ongoing development and sustain the unique educational tourist’s …

Living Desert Zoo

WholeTreesEducation/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Zoos

Completed: 2021Location: Palm Desert, CAWholeTrees applaud the zoo’s leadership for walking the talk, choosing a regenerative structural system for their Crossroads of Conservation exhibit expansion. Doug Fir from our forestry partners, Port Blakely, are showcased in a stunning structures shown here.Architect: GLMV ArchitectureGC: D.W. Johnston ConstructionEngineer: KPFF Seattle

Children’s Museum of Eau Claire

WholeTreesCommercial/Retail, Education/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions

Estimated Completion- 2022Location: Eau Claire, WIA true project of innovation and collaboration, this structure will be composed of trees from Port Blakely, one of our forestry partners and donor of Douglas Fir trees that will be featured in the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire. WholeTrees has partnered with Steinberg Hart and KPFF to create a two-story structural round timber system …

Burkett Farm

WholeTreesCommercial/Retail, Event Spaces/Pavilions

Completed: 2021Location: Cary, NCBurkett Farm: WholeTrees is proud to supply sustainably harvested black locust trusses for the Burkett Farm outside Cary, North Carolina. The mission of the farm is to provide a gathering space that provides a learning and educational environment for strengthening local food systems. Architect: REdesign.buildGC: REdesign.buildEngineer: KPFF Seattle

Jewish Community Center

WholeTreesConceptual, Event Spaces/Pavilions

Completed: 2021 Location: Whitefish Bay, WIThe 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 transport …

Iowa Governor’s Mansion

WholeTreesEducation/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions

Completed: 2020 Location: Des Moines, IAThe 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 of …

Minnesota Zoo Tiger Lair

WholeTreesEducation/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Recent, Zoos

Completed: 2020 Location: Apple Valley, MNThis 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 VenturesCompleted: 2020 Location: Apple Valley, MN This …

La Crosse Riverside Park Bandshell

WholeTreesEvent Spaces/Pavilions, Landscapes/Playscapes, Recent

Completed: 2020 Location: LA Crosse, WILongtime collaborator, Roald Gunderson Architecture & Structures, reached out to WholeTrees for our structural timber installation expertise for the Riverside Bandshell for which local Rotary Clubs spent several years fundraising. This high profile project incorporates massive oak columns and beams as well as 45’  pine rafter which form the base structure for the roof. WholeTrees …

Hitchcock Nature Center

WholeTreesConceptual, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Landscapes/Playscapes

Completed: 2021 Location: Honey Creek, IAThe 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 for …