Nisqually Indian Tribe Elders Center

Olympia, WA




Structural Engineering


Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)

Heavy Timber

Awards & Recognition

LEED Gold, 2023

The Nisqually Elders Center includes the design of a new 24,500 SF two-story community gathering building that provides the tribe with spaces for fitness, dining, crafts, offices, and classrooms/conference rooms. The property includes a timber entry canopy, 3,700 SF second floor storage, and mechanical room space. The project is wood framed, incorporating Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) roof panels at the high-vaulted roof and entry porte cochere, with expressed heavy timber construction. The project was awarded LEED Gold in 2023.