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 …

Google Pearl Place

Kyle COMMERCIAL / RETAIL, INTERIORS, RECENT & CONCEPT

Black locust as a speciesBlack locust, (Robinia pseudoacacia), is a deciduous tree native to the southwestern United States that has been planted elsewhere in the US and in other countries with similar climates. It is generally considered a weed treeand even categorized as an invasive species in some areas, based on its growing habits and ability to displace natives. There …