How often do you have the Governor at your ribbon-cutting! The first CLT Classroom Project is complete with Governor Jay Inslee doing the honors on May 19 at Jefferson Elementary in Mt. Vernon, Washington. The building is part of a statewide pilot project using Cross Laminated Timber (CLT), that will generate much-needed classroom space in beautiful, permanent wood structures.
WALSH was excited to attend the Corporate Citizenship awards celebration on May 17 and we are honored to receive the Neighborhoods & Communities Corporate Champion Award (takes a full breath to say it!) The awards are presented by The Seattle Foundation to eight companies that embrace “Healthy Communities” through support of Arts & Culture, Basic Needs, Economic Opportunity, Education, Environment, Health & Wellness, Neighborhoods & Communities, and Global Giving. Special thanks to LIHI for sharing this afternoon with us, and to our amazing WALSH employees who volunteer their time and talent in support of our community. You inspire us.
We had a blast at the Oregon Tradeswomen’s 25th annual Women in Trades Career Fair! with Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. Walsh Construction is proud to have been a sponsor and attendee since its inception! In our workshop, the girls worked together to build a house. …Read More
It was so uplifting to attend Central City Concern’s “We Are Family” 2017 annual event to celebrate and support Letty Owings Center and Family Housing program! More than 300 community members showed up to support families in recovery working hard to create more stable, healthier futures for themselves. Thanks to Central City Concern for all they do for our community and for a special evening!
Walsh Construction Co and the Portland Building Enclosure Council hosted an examination of Orchards at Orenco on Monday, April 3rd. The design of the project was discussed, specifically examining the enclosure and mechanical systems that helped us to achieve Passive House Certification. The project’s outstanding measured energy performance was presented, with a breakdown of energy consumption and a comparison to the modeled energy performance. Finally, they discussed the hygrothermal performance of the exterior wall assembly, which has been monitored by RDH since the building first opened to tenants in 2015.
Presentation by Mike Steffen, AIA LEED AP, General Manager of Walsh Construction Co.: Enclosure and Mechanical System
Presentation by Jonathan Smegal, RDH, Analysis of Hygrothermal Monitoring of Exterior Wall Assembly
Presentation by Dylan Lamar, Green Hammer, Analysis of Measured Energy Performance
Abbey Lincoln Court was selected as a winning entry in the 2017 Build Washington Awards. The project took top prize in the Public Building $5-20M category for innovation, expertise, quality, and safety.
The new residential and dining halls on the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend were recently recognized at the InterFace Student Housing Conference with an Innovator award for Best New Development! Check out the great newsfootage on KTVZ – NewsChannel 21! Congratulations to our project partners, Oregon State University, American Campus Communities and SERA Architects.
Link to the new report on KTVZ Channel 21!
Thanks to all who joined us to experience how REACH is addressing the housing crisis through Cost Efficient Design and Construction! Guests had the opportunity to meet the design team from Walsh Construction Co. and Ankrom Moisan Architects, Inc. and tour our full-scale mockup apartment. This innovative model for new REACH apartments will help us reduce costs and build more units.
It is a beautiful site at the New Student Housing project under construction for Bellevue College with NAC Architecture! This couldn’t come at a better time for Bellevue College, which is embarking on its transition from a primarily commuter campus to a flourishing, multicultural residential college. The result will be an inclusive student community scheduled to open mid-2018. Thanks to our WALSH team of John Gilson, Mariah David, Blake Flury, Tyler Katzen, Fikreab Mulugeta, Karen Moon and Brian Lenz!