Oregon State University - Cascades

Academic Building 2 consisting of classroom, laboratory, office, and maker spaces, spread across a 3-story, 50,000 GSF mass timber structure. An outdoor amphitheater connects AB2 to the future Student Success Center and offers an outdoor gathering space for students and faculty. The project features a glulam post and beam frame and cross-laminated timber (CLT) floors and roof system.

Construction Type | III-B

Lateral System | Concrete

Typical Grid | 10 x 32′

Project photos and description courtesy of SRG Partnership and Swinerton.

  • Project Location

    Bend, OR

  • Building Type

    Commercial - Institutional

  • Square Feet


  • Mass Timber Scope

    CLT Floors
    Glulam Beams
    Glulam Columns

  • Sustainability

    North American forests grew this much wood in 22 seconds.

    This project kept 173 metric tons of carbon from entering the atmosphere.

    This is the equivalent of keeping 37 cars off the road or providing clean power to 33 houses for a year.

  • Vaagen Timbers Services

    BIM, Detailing, and 3D Modeling Work
    Conceptual Estimating
    CLT Panel Manufacturing
    Edge Chamfering / Detail Work
    Factory Applied Protective Coatings
    Glulam Beam and Column Manufacturing
    Hardware Installation
    Mass Timber Hardware Connections Supply
    Mass Timber Milling / CNC Works

  • Architect

    SRG Partnership

  • Engineer

    Catena Engineers

  • Contractor

    Swinerton Builders