Wood framing creates inspirational work environments that are code compliant, cost effective and sustainable
University of Massachusetts Design Building – Amherst, MA
At UMass Amherst, an Exposed Mass Timber Structure is a Teaching Tool.
Construction advantages sell hotel developer on CLT.
Cost and environmental studies compare wood and steel building designs.
Franklin Elementary School – Franklin, WV
West Virginia Elementary School is first in U.S. to use CLT
Crescent Terminus – Atlanta, GA
Flagship project in the heart of Atlanta connects developer with goals.
On the right projects, prefabrication offers increased speed and lower cost.
Stella – Marina del Rey, CA
Stella proves that increased density can still look good.
University of Washington West Campus Student Housing – Seattle, WA
University of Washington used wood framing to meet ambitious design goals.
Promega The Crossroads – Madison, WI
A leading biotechnology firm used CLT and glulam to create a unique 52,000-square-foot client and staff center, which is part of a 300,000-square-foot GMP facility.
Spartan Village Phase I, University of North Carolina – Greensboro, NC; Applewood Pointe – Roseville, MN; Flats on Main and Flats on Osage, Illinois State University – Normal, IL; Drs. Ju
lian and Raye Richardson Apartments – San Francisco, CA
Focuses on the cost and other benefits of wood-frame construction for student, senior and affordable housing projects.
Bullitt Center – Seattle, WA
Bethel School District – WA
The Bethel School District uses wood framing to reduce construction costs as well as energy consumption, leaving more money for education.
The Long Hall – Whitefish, MT
The Long Hall is a two-story urban infill project and the first commercial building in the US to be built from CLT.
All-wood and hybrid panelized roof systems make good sense for commercial buildings.
El Dorado High School – El Dorado, AR
The design team for a new 300,500-square-foot high school saved $2.7 million by switching from the original design to wood framing.
Branson Convention Center – Branson, MO; Cathedral of Christ The Light – Oakland, CA; Raleigh-Durham International Airport Terminal 2 – Raleigh, NC; Saint Joseph Adoration Chapel – Belmont, NC
The beauty of timber in modern construction is showcased in a variety of innovative projects.
Marselle Condominiums – Seattle, WA
The Marselle includes five stories of wood framing plus a wood mezzanine and six stories of concrete, two of which are above ground.
Herrington Recovery Center – Oconomowoc, WI
Wood provides a serene space for a 21,000-square-foot, 20-bed treatment center for executives and business professionals.
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater – Washington, DC
When Arena Stage reopened in 2010, it was the first modern structure of its size to use heavy timber components in the US capital.
Variety of Podium Projects
This case study can be used as a stand-alone piece or companion to the WoodWorks design example, Five-story Wood-frame Structure over Podium Slab.
Warehouse expansion (3555 Hayden) – Culver City, CA
For this 6,000-square-foot rooftop addition to a 1950s-era brick and concrete warehouse, curved and beveled glulam beams were used to form an innovative roof.