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 Oak trees will be used along the exterior covered entryway and in the interior commons space. WholeTrees used 3D scanning technology on each tree before and after removal to facilitate the design process and ensure the best possible use of each tree. The end result will be a modern yet natural environment.