Sheridan Memorial Park

WholeTrees Landscapes/Playscapes

Completed: 2019 Location: Minneapolis, MN Description. Architect: Damon Farber GC: Blackstone Contractors Engineer: Engineering Ventures Completed: 2019 Location: Minneapolis, MN Description. Architect: Damon Farber GC: Blackstone Contractors Engineer: Engineering Ventures

National Gateway

WholeTrees Commercial/Retail, Landscapes/Playscapes, Recent

Completed: 2020 Location: Arlington, VA This mixed use building sits on the Potomac River in Arlington, VA and features over 1,500 new residential units, 625 hotel rooms, over 2 million square feet of office space, and nearly 250,000 square feet of retail, including a grocery store. A focus on open, public spaces including parks was a large part of this …

Minnesota Zoo Tiger Lair

WholeTrees Education/Institution, Event Spaces/Pavilions, Recent, Zoos

Completed: 2020 Location: Apple Valley, MN This cantilevered commercial shade structure will enhance the zoo’s updated Tiger Lair. Branching black locust columns support black locust beams and rafters for this 300 square-foot structure. A steel tension rod complements the structural round timber bringing the vision to reality. Architect: Damon Farber GC: WholeTrees Structures Engineer:  Engineering Ventures Completed: 2020 Location: Apple …

La Crosse Riverside Park Bandshell

WholeTrees Event Spaces/Pavilions, Landscapes/Playscapes, Recent

Completed: 2020 Location: LA Crosse, WI WholeTrees worked with Roald Gundersen Design to create the structural timber construction for the Riverside Bandshell for which local Rotary clubs have spent the last several years fundraising. This high profile project incorporates massive oak columns and beams as well as 45’ red pine rafters which will form the base structure for the roof …

La Crosse Eagle Viewing Platform

WholeTrees Landscapes/Playscapes, Recent

Completed: 2019 Location: La Crosse, WI As you enter the town of LaCrosse, WI, this 5’ eagle will greet you from atop a towering White Oak, with wings spread in welcome. We were excited for this local project and love the results. Welcome to LaCrosse. Architect: City of La Crosse GC: WholeTrees Structures Engineer: SCL Consulting Completed: 2019 Location: La …

Houston Zoo Pantanal Exhibit

WholeTrees Zoos

Completed: 2020 Location: Houston, TX WholeTrees works with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to restore an oak savanna along the Wisconsin River in the southwestern part of the state. Black Locust is an invasive species here and WholeTrees harvests the trees to provide us with immensely strong and durable timbers for building while also helping make this forest system …

Georgetown Township Library

WholeTrees Education/Institution, Interiors

Completed: 2019 Location: Jenison, MI For these dynamic branching interior tree columns for Georgetown Township Public Library in Jenison, Michigan, we provided beautiful white oak branching trees that inspire awe and delight in this biophilic children’s space. Architect: Progressive|ae GC: Lakewood Construction Completed: 2019 Location: Jenison, MI For these dynamic branching interior tree columns for Georgetown Township Public Library in …

Blackhawk Church

WholeTrees Commercial/Retail, Education/Institution, Interiors

Completed: 2019 Location: Fitchburg, WI This beautiful, single decorative tree column makes quite the statement in childrens’ area at Blackhawk Church in Fitchburg, WI. The bench surrounding the base adds to the inviting yet playful vibe, and bring biophilic design into the space. Designer: Interior Logic GC: Newcomb Construction Completed: 2019 Location: Fitchburg, WI This beautiful, single decorative tree column …

Hitchcock Nature Center

WholeTrees 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 …

Columbus Zoo – Elephant Shade

WholeTrees Recent, Zoos

Completed: 2019 Location: Columbus, OH We updated our elephant shade canopy design – both its aesthetic and structure. The first version, which you can find installed at Maryland Zoo, features a round timber roof on partially timber-wrapped steel columns. This structure gives the elephants a break from the sun while allowing the public continuous views as the elephants relax in …