Whole Trees Architecture and Structures / Roald Gundersen (B Arch & BED '89) Win National Green Building Award

WHole Trees roald-gundersen.jpgRoald Gundersen (B Arch & BED '89) founding partner and CEO of Whole Trees Architecture and Structures in Stoddard, WI (south of La Crosse), won the green building category for the 2011 Clean Tech Open - a national competition for "innovation and and viable solutions for some of the world's toughest challenges."

Whole Trees is designing and creating green building systems from abundant forest waste, providing a competitive alternative to steel and concrete. Their Clean Tech win, combined with their lightweight composite framing win during the North Central region's competition earlier this fall, has earned them $30,000 in prize money.