The 12-story Framework, whose construction in Portland, Oregon gets started in February, will be made primarily with CLT. To meet seismic objectives, the building will include a lateral-force resisting system with post-tensioned rocking wood shear walls, pioneered in New Zealand.
Work is progressing exceptionally well on the Wesley Homes Des Moines Campus! Wesley Homes is redeveloping its Des Moines campus in order to provide for more modern, independent lifestyles and amenities. The redevelopment will progress in a series of phases and is expected to be completed in 2020.
Please visit their website for more info on the project: http://www.wesleyhomes.org/…/des-m…/redeveloping-des-moines/
Bridge Meadows Beaverton, which will replicate the success of Bridge Meadows North Portland, addresses the chronic issue of foster children in Washington County by creating permanent families and homes for foster children exiting the child welfare system, and surrounding the new families with supportive “honorary” grandparents, all living inter-dependently within an intentional intergenerational community.
Congratulations to the project team for the OSU-Cascades Residence Hall and Dining Center scheduled to open Monday, January 9!
Excellent work by the teams from Oregon State University, American Campus Communities and SERA Architects! Many thanks to the WALSH team of Ryan Wilde, Hodge Kerr, Lane Lehrke, Eddie Sjogren, Beverly Culp and Patrick Dengsot, and all the staff and subcontractors involved in the work, for your dedicated, thoughtful and focused efforts! Please see the article published in the Cascade Business News at the link below.
This year in Seattle, Walsh Construction Co. sponsored a tree for Providence’s O’ Christmas Trees event. This event, which spans three days, helps raise money for the ministries of Providence Senior and Community Services—these ministries serve seniors in need of housing, hospice, and healthcare every day.
Thanks much to the WALSH and RDF folks who showed their dedicated support for Movember through Movember Foundation USA! Millions have joined the global Movember movement to help fund more than 1,200 men’s health projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. Donate now via Facebook to stop men dying too young. https://us.movember.com/donate
Honored to partner with Ankrom Moisan Architects, Inc. and Mercy Housing on their Othello Plaza Apartments. Mercy Othello Plaza will provide over 108 units of much-needed affordable housing for families and individuals. Scheduled to open in March 2017, Othello Plaza will be one of the most family-friendly, accessible and connected communities in Seattle. Great work by all involved!
WALSH and RDF are wearing pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. Thanks to our team members who continue to show their dedication and support!