This state-of-the-art replacement building will reinforce OSU’s international status as a premier forestry college.
A 3-story, 80,687 square foot replacement of Peavy Hall highlights the project and ties directly into Richardson Hall. Built with a cross laminated timber structure and unique exterior combination of glass and accoya treated wood, the building will house innovative classrooms, laboratories, offices and meeting spaces. A 16,000 square foot advanced wood products building and a 1,000 square foot field instrument room are also part of the project scope.
A.A. "Red" Emmerson Advanced Wood Products Laboratory: Houses sophisticated manufacturing systems, a high-bay lab with a unique strong floor for full-scale product design and a design lab to support interdisciplinary education programs.
The state-of-the-art facility will provide a transformative educational experience across a full range of forestry and natural resources degree programs. The look and atmosphere of the complex will reinforce Oregon State’s international status as a premier forestry, natural resources, and wood science institution devoted to improving our forest landscapes and ecosystems.