Mass timber construction is utilized for its low carbon footprint, its aesthetics, as well as, its ability for prefabrication.
DOMESTIC is a new loft residential tower comprising of 15 floors and 100 loft units over a multi-story mechanical parking gallery and ground floor commercial space. It is anticipated that this project will a paradigm shift in construction due to the unprecedented speed of erection in comparison to similar structures. Once completed, this structure will serve as both a prominent emblem and internationally recognized demonstration of the future of Oregon’s soft wood industry. The building will be a mix of conventional and innovation construction methods to maintain a level of predictability in delivery.
The DOMESTIC timber tower will synthesize WPA’s work to date as well as the nature of the industrial district it is sited within.