Build Local Challenge Winners - Season Two

Each year, the Build Local Alliance (BLA) recognizes and honors individuals, companies,
and organizations committed to advancing the use of locally and responsibly-sourced forest
products in their building projects.

Some of the criteria for the Challenge include:

Winning the Company Category

Winner

The Joinery

www.thejoinery.com

 

The Joinery is a Fine Furniture Manufacturer located in Portland. In the last year they have transitioned to LandArk, a locally made non-toxic biodegradable wood finish, as well as adding two new FSC Certified lumber products.

Winning the Large Project Category

Winner

Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects

www.zgf.com

 

ZGF's Twelve I West Project, a downtown Portland high rise incorporates an impressive array of local and reclaimed wood products throughout the building. The highlight being wood salvaged from the Sellwood Trolley Barn.

Winning the New Home Category

Winner

Bob & Julie Granger

 

The Granger house is a shining example of both green building practices as well as the use of local and FSC wood products. This LEED Platinum house uses 100% FSC and/or Local/Salvaged wood products.

Winning the Renovation Category

Winner

Katherine Deumling & Brian Detman

www.cookwithwhatyouhave.com

 

This Kitchen Remodel is a wonderful collection of local FSC wood products, In addition the cabinets made locally in Portland create an absolutely stunning kitchen.

Winning the Special Projects Category

Winner

Full Circle Construction

www.fullcirclepdx.com

 

Full Circle built a shared Chicken Coop between two backyards. Sourcing 100% salvaged and reclaimed materials, this coop is a wonderful example of creative and beautiful craftsmanship.

MISSION

To improve the vitality of local forests and related human communities by connecting local, responsibly grown and processed wood with local projects.