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 …

Twin Buttes Community Center

Kyle Education/Institution, Interiors

Completed: 2019 Location: Twin Buttes, ND WholeTrees worked closely with Woodstone Inc, on these large structural columns. Structural steel was wrapped with White Oak to give the appearance of large diameter columns and a biophilic feel to the main lobby of this tribal community center. GC: Woodstone Inc.

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

Georgetown Township Library

Kyle Education/Institution, Interiors

Completed: 2019 Location: Jenison, MI For these dynamic branching interior tree columns for Georgetown Township Public Library in Jenison, Michigan, we provided beautiful white oak branching trees that inspire awe and delight in this biophilic children’s space. Architect: Progressive|ae GC: Lakewood Construction

Lakeridge Middle School

Kyle Education/Institution, Interiors, Recent

Completed: 2020 Location: Lake Oswego, OR Whole Trees is excited to team with Mahlum Architects to bring biophilic structural round timber to the new Lakeridge Middle School in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Existing trees slated to be removed from the project site will see new life as pre engineered structural columns in the new school. Oregon White Oak, Sweetgum, and Scarlet …

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 …

Capt. Johnston Blakely Elementary School

Kyle Education/Institution, Interiors, Recent

Completed: 2019 Location: Bainbridge Island, WA Captain Johnston Blakely Elementary School is nestled in the scenic woodlands of Bainbridge Island, Washington; just a ferry ride across Puget Sound from downtown Seattle. In design collaboration with Mithun, WholeTrees will harvest, fabricate, and deliver 13 pre engineered straight and branched structural round timber tree columns to its first commercial mass timber project …