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Ingrained Framework in Oregon

All-timber high-rise load-bearing structure

Design proposal entitled “framework” for an all-timber high-rise load-bearing structure in the city of Portland, OR, USA.

The project thereby intends to encourage widespread use of a carbon sequestering technology, while strengthening local economies in rural communities by increasing wood building product demand.

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Acknowledgement prizes: Humans, water, and nature
“A forerunner that will allow the building industry to adapt to new standards”
Project Entry 2017 for North America
Project Details
Portland, OR, USA
Thomas F. Robinson
Main Author
Thomas F. Robinson
LEVER Architecture, USA
Anyeley Hallova
Main Author
Anyeley Hallova
project^, USA
Acknowledgement prize 2017
North America
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“Creating a local market for a local resource” – Sustainable design by Thomas F. Robinson
“Creating a local market for a local resource” – Sustainable design by Thomas F. Robinson

The first timber high-rise in the USA is sustainable because it opens up a local market for the local resource of timber …

Ingrained Framework: Acknowledgement 2017 North America
Ingrained Framework: Acknowledgement 2017 North America

All-timber high-rise load-bearing structure, Portland, OR, USA - The design of “Ingrained Framework” proposes a 12-level …

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