Franklin Park Zoo Gorilla Grove Exhibit

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Completed: 2022Location: Santa Clarita, CAFranklin Park Zoo: The Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Massachusetts, enrichment trees, or trees with fabricated branching designed to carry the load of adult gorillas. In addition to these fabricated trees, WholeTrees is also producing interior wood wraps and a prominent structural column at the viewing shelter for this exhibit *Image Credit: WholeTrees Enrichment Tree Concept Drawing …

Naytahwaush Health Center

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

Iowa Governor’s Mansion

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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 …

Twin Buttes Community Center

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Completed: 2019 Location: Twin Buttes, NDWholeTrees 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. Completed: 2019 Location: Twin Buttes, ND WholeTrees worked closely with Woodstone Inc, on …

Minnesota Zoo Tiger Lair

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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 …

Georgetown Township Library

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Completed: 2019 Location: Jenison, MIFor 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 ConstructionCompleted: 2019 Location: Jenison, MI For these dynamic branching interior tree columns for Georgetown Township Public Library in Jenison, Michigan, …

Blackhawk Church

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Completed: 2019 Location: Fitchburg, WIThis beautiful, single decorative tree column makes quite the statement in childrens’ area at Blackhawk Church in Fitchburg, WI. The bench surrounding the base adds to the inviting yet playful vibe, and bring biophilic design into the space. Designer: Interior Logic GC: Newcomb ConstructionCompleted: 2019 Location: Fitchburg, WI This beautiful, single decorative tree column makes quite …