Jewish Community Center

Kyle Conceptual, Event Spaces/Pavilions

Completed: 2021 Location: Whitefish Bay, WI The Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee, collaborating with Manske•Dieckmann•Thompson has asked WholeTrees to envision a magical amphitheater pavilion for their upcoming stage at the Rainbow Day Camp. This 3D rendering of the WholeTrees truss system with pre engineered round timber trusses and columns shows our vision to help performers …

Hitchcock Nature Center

Kyle Conceptual, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Landscapes/Playscapes

Completed: 2021 Location: Honey Creek, IA The trees being used for this project have been sustainably harvested from the nature preserve where this pavilion will be built. Final engineering of the connection details and truss design are taking place and fabrication of branching columns and cedar trusses will soon begin. This will be a wonderful example of site sourced materials …

Near Future Summit (2019)

Kyle Conceptual

Year: 2019 Location: La Jolla, CA 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.” WholeTrees showcased our beta software platform, …

Van Alen’s Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Competition

Kyle Conceptual

Year: 2018Location: New York City, NY 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 …

Bowstring Truss Concept

Kyle Conceptual

Completed: N/A Location: Wisconsin In this concept, WholeTrees worked closely with local architectural firm, Strang, to create a cost efficient pre engineered wood truss system that would allow the space to remain open while supporting the lighter loads of the roof. Original concepts called for a dropped ceiling, but the client preferred something more grand and unique. Natural timbers, and …

Daycare Center Concept

Kyle Conceptual

Completed: N/A Location: Madison, WI WholeTrees seeks to inspire wonder in common spaces. These conceptual renderings were created for an upcoming daycare center client. Branching timber columns, paired with pre engineered wood trusses would pique the children’s natural curiosity and enhance learning. Natural and sustainable building materials offer a healthier indoor environment by bringing the outdoors in.

Office Building Concept

Kyle Conceptual

Year: 2018 Location: WI WholeTrees created these conceptual renderings for an upcoming client. The project consists of an administrative building and training center. The engineered structural round timbers throughout the project tell the story of the forest. Trees add beauty and biophilia to the workspace.

Timber City Exhibition (2017)

Kyle Conceptual

Year: 2016-2017 Location: The National Building Museum, Washington D.C. WholeTrees Architecture and Structures is honored to participate in the National Building Museum’s “Timber City” exhibition, curated by Yugon Kim and Tomomi Itakura of ikd. “The exhibition demonstrates the many advantages offered by cutting-edge methods of timber construction, including surprising strength, fire resistance, sustainability, and beauty”.    *Photos by Yassine al Mansouri, courtesy of the National …