Near Future Summit 2019

Kyle RECENT & CONCEPT

WholeTrees Structures paired up with Autodesk to provide an “Activation” like no other at the Near Future Summit 2019, La Jolla, CA.  The Near Future Summit, in its own words, is “a carefully curated community of brilliant and concerned ass-kickers tackling serious challenges without taking ourselves too seriously.”

Skamania Lodge

Kyle EVENTS & HOSPITALITY, RECENT & CONCEPT

Located in the stunning Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, the Riverview Pavilion at Skamania Lodge is an extraordinary space for exceptional meetings 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.

Pokagon Health & Wellness Center

Kyle INSTITUTIONS, RECENT & CONCEPT

WholeTrees is proud to partner with 7Generations and CSM Group in the construction of the Health and Wellness Center for the Pokagon Band of Potowatomi. These 16′ Red Pine trusses are a new design for WholeTrees and we are excited for the unveiling. These trusses bring character, warmth and life to the structure, while maintaining the form of the curved …

Lakeridge Jr High

Kyle INSTITUTIONS, RECENT & CONCEPT

Whole Trees is excited to team with our Pacific Coast partners, Mahlum Architects on construction of the new Lake Ridge Jr High in Portland Oregon. Existing trees slated to be removed from the site for the new school will see new life as structural members for the new space. White Oak trees will be used along the exterior corridor while …

Morton Arboretum – Tree Science Pavilion

Kyle LANDSCAPES & PLAYSCAPES, RECENT & CONCEPT

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 technolgy and digitally incorporated into BIM software, allowing a 3 dimensional look at the structure with the actual material to be used.  We are excited …

Maryland Zoo

Kyle RECENT & CONCEPT, ZOOS

We are so excited to be part of the new African Journey exhibit at Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Whole Trees teamed with CRL Designs to create structures for the Lions and Giraffes and Elephants, OH MY! The Lion Exhibit will include whole timbers incorporated with steel mesh and glass allowing visitors and intimate interaction with the lions. No touching though! …

Van Alen’s Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Competition

Kyle RECENT & CONCEPT

WholeTrees Structures is pleased to collaborate with BRANDT : HAFERD and ARUP on “Mingle”, a proposal for the 2018 Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Installation. If selected, WholeTrees will be providing sustainably sourced material, fabrication and installation. As presented by Brandt and Jerome of BRANDT : HAFERD, Mingle invites the idiosyncratic and instigates collective buildup to complete the design. The …

Pokagon Peacemaking Center

Kyle INSTITUTIONS, RECENT & CONCEPT

One great feature of building with trees is nature has already made some incredible dsigns for us to use. To get the right strucutral curved members for this gazebo, we used our lazer scanner to create 3D models of naturally bent trees.  Seven Generations A+E architects have now placed our 3D models into their designs to create an exact rendreing …