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Pokagon Band of Potawatomi – Health & Wellness Center

WholeTrees Education/Institution, Interiors, Recent

Completed: 2019 Location: Dowagiac, MI WholeTrees is proud to partner with 7Generations and CSM Group in the construction of the Health and Wellness Center for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi. These 16′ Red Pine pre engineered wood trusses are a new design for WholeTrees and we are excited for the unveiling. These trusses bring character, warmth and life to the …

Lakeridge Middle School

WholeTrees 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 …

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Pokagon Band of Potawatomi – Peacemaking Center

WholeTrees Education/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Recent

Completed: 2019 Location: Dowagiac, MI One great feature of building with trees is nature has already made some incredible designs for us to use. To get the right structural curved members for this shade structure, we used our laser scanner to create 3D models of naturally bent trees. Seven Generations A+E architects have now placed our 3D models into their …

Rosebud Sioux – Pow Wow Arbor

WholeTrees 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

WholeTrees 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 …

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

WholeTrees Education/Institution, Landscapes/Playscapes, Zoos

Completed: 2017 Location: San Diego, CA This elegant commercial shade structure in the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park is set against a backdrctural system for the main event hall, including columns, beams, rop of rolling hills and exotic wildlife. WholeTrees provided the struafters, and two soaring structural arches. These pre engineered mass timber elements interact with steel frames and dimensional …

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

WholeTrees Education/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions

Completed: 2017 Location: Brookfield, WI The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in Brookfield has continued its tradition of avant-garde support for the arts by commissioning a facility enhancement in partnership with WholeTrees. Designed to combine the beauty of nature with sustainable state-of-the-art technology, The Burke Colonnade is located on the west side of the building. Additional concept renderings …

Willow Creek Church

WholeTrees Education/Institution, Interiors

Completed: 2016 Location: South Barrington, IL Willow Creek Church’s “Move with Purpose” play area and “Special Friends” entryway feature WholeTrees branching columns that add delight to the space. C Mama Design designed the playful interior and incorporated six decorative trees that add a sculptural and sustainable statement to the inspiring facility. Architect: C Mama Design GC: Willow Creek Community Church …

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

WholeTrees Education/Institution, Zoos

Completed: 2016 Location: Cleveland, OH WholeTrees partnered with WDM Architects and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo for the Rosebrough Tiger Passage, a new habitat for the zoo’s two Amur tigers. Branched black locust tree columns create a pleasing biophilic design environment for humans and tigers alike. Architect: WDM GC: Panzica Completed: 2016 Location: Cleveland, OH WholeTrees partnered with WDM Architects and …

New Hope (Oski-Ombendaam)

WholeTrees Education/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions

Completed: 2016 Location: Bayfield, WI Oski-Ombendaam, meaning “New Hope” in the Ojibwe language, is a supportive housing facility serving members of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. WholeTrees supplied pre engineered round timber trusses,columns, and an exterior porte-cochere and commercial carport design for the residential project. Architect: Hirsch Group LLC GC: Dahl Construction Completed: 2016 Location: Bayfield, …