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Note: As this project is proposed, the data is based on the most reliable information currently available. This data is thus subject to change until the building has completed and all information can be confirmed and ratified by the CTBUH.

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Height: Occupied
38.4 m / 126 ft
Height: To Tip
45.1 m / 148 ft
Height: Architectural
45.1 m / 148 ft
Framework Outline
Floors Above Ground
# of Apartments


Official Name Framework
Structure Type Building
Status Proposed
Country United States
City Portland
Street Address & Map 430 NW 10th Ave
Postal Code 97209
Building Function residential / office
Structural Material timber
Proposed 2015
Construction Start 2019
Completion 2021
Official Website Framework

Companies Involved

Owner Beneficial State Bancorp
Developer project^; Home Forward
Design LEVER Architecture
Structural Engineer
Design KPFF Consulting Engineers
MEP Engineer
Design PAE Consulting Engineers
Main Contractor Walsh Construction
Other Consultant
• Civil KPFF Consulting Engineers
• Fire Arup
• Landscape Studio
• Sustainability Arup
Material Supplier
• Structural Timber StructureCraft Builders Inc

About Framework

Framework is an all mass timber building with all horizontal and vertical structural elements composed of wood. The building included the use of a rocking wall system for the building core, made up of cross laminated timber (CLT) panels and post-tensioned steel cables, in which the steel comprises 0.35 percent of the total material within the core walls.

CTBUH Initiatives

Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017 – CTBUH Research


Framework: The Tallest All-Timber Building in the Americas
30 Oct 2017 – Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture

Interview: Thomas Robinson
29 Oct 2017 – Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture

Research Papers

Rethinking CTBUH Height Criteria In the Context of Tall Timber
30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV

New Heights for Renewables: The US Tall Wood Building Competition
Feb 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I

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